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Awareness Training

Evidence of Attendance at
Child Protection Awareness Training

(x 2 Members)

welfare officers

Shaun Dynes phone number 07715 458067

Sharon Patterson phone number 07841 681621



















Child Protection Policy Statement

This is to confirm that …

Zenith Trampoline Club has adopted the British Gymnastics Child Protection policy.

Signed Carole Charters……………………………

(Club Chair / Head Coach)

Date …01/09/20016…………………………………


The Zenith Trampoline Club is committed to ensuring that those working with children and vulnerable adults adopt best practice to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the participants and staff.

The club will endeavour to promote the highest standards of care for all members, staff and officials by:

The adoption of the BG Health, Safety and Welfare guidelines.

The adoption of the BG guidelines for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable adults.

The appointment of a Welfare Officer (Child Protection Officer) to whom grievances or complaints can be made confidentially.

Ensuring that staff are suitably trained in Child Protection and Health, Safety and Welfare issues.

Ensuring that coaches and officials have been screened to confirm their suitability to work with children.

Where appropriate this will include Criminal Record Bureau disclosure.

Ensuring that best coaching practice guidelines are followed at all times.

Ensuring that grievances or complaints are dealt with promptly and in accordance with the grievance procedures.

Ensuring that a minimum of two responsible adults are present at all training sessions or events.

Ensuring that the participants and/or parents are aware of the purpose of videoing, filming or photography during training or events.

Having a zero tolerance level or poor practice, bullying or any potential form of abuse.

Chairperson’s Name:_____________________



Child Protection Club Action Plan



By Whom


Raise the issue of the need for a club Child Protection policy at your next club meeting.




Agree on how the club will progress the issue of Child Protection:-

  • Through the committee
  • Setting up a sub-group
  • A willing volunteer to drive it forward




Let club members know what you are going to do by calling a meeting or publishing a newsletter.




Produce a Child Protection Policy (CPP)

  • Produce a statement about your club’s commitment to Child Protection
  • Using guidelines from the BG Health Safety and Welfare policy, devise some simple statements about your club’s approach to Child Protection
  • Use samples from the GymMark resource pack to help produce codes of conduct for Members, Coaches, Officials, Volunteers and Parents
  • Produce a policy on checking the suitability of Coaches and Volunteers through:
    • References
    • CRB checks
    • Check last coaching role
    • Check coaching qualifications with RDO or BG




Present your Child Protection policy to your club committee for approval and adoption.




Put your plan into action:-

  • Identify an individual that will take on the role of Welfare Officer for your Club
  • Provide your Welfare Officer with an outline of their duties
  • Circulate a copy of your Child Protection policy to all Members, Coaches, Volunteers and Parents
  • Register all your Coaches and Volunteers, check their references and provide them with an outline of their duties
  • Produce and keep an updated register of club members including medical details and emergency contact details
  • Provide your Welfare Officer with incident forms and a contact list including Social Services, Police, Child Protection in Sport Unit and the BG Child Protection Officer