We believe that all young people have the right to be safe and enjoy their involvement in hockey.
The Club fully supports and follows the guidance published in SafeD – England Hockey’s Safeguarding Young People Policy and follows the current guidance available via England Hockey's website.
You can read the Club's safeguarding policy here in the attached document.
The club has appointed a Child Welfare officer who has undertaken Governing Body and Sport England recognised training in Safeguarding & Protecting Children:
Club Welfare Officer
Any suspicion of abuse or neglect should be discussed with the CWO in the first instance; they will then deal with the suspicion in the appropriate manner.
- No information will be given to anyone else, confidentiality is paramount.
- Parents will not be informed if suspicion involves them.
- Suspicions will not be discussed with the child.