Child Safeguarding Policy

Broadwas Croquet Club
10th April 2021

As a member of the Croquet Association, Broadwas Croquet Club accepts that the club Committee and its officers have lead responsibility in this area and has established checks and procedures to ensure the following are implemented:

The Broadwas Committee will ensure:

  1. A Local Safeguarding Officer (LSO) is appointed and their details registered with the CA
  1. All members of Broadwas are informed on joining, and annually thereafter, of their responsibilities:
    1. Be aware of the need to safeguard children (i.e. those under 18 years)
    2. Be good role models both in play and other croquet activities
    3. Be aware of, and comply with, the CA Codes of Safeguarding Conduct
    4. Know how to contact their Local Safeguarding Officer (LSO)
    5. Report any safeguarding concerns they have to the LSO at the earliest opportunity
  1. Those whose responsibilities will, or may, include Safeguarding responsibilities liaise with the LSO to ensure they are undertaken properly. These include:
    1. Membership Secretary
    2. Those with access to personal data
    3. Coaches
    4. Team Captains
    5. Tournament and event organizers
  1. Our adoption and implementation of this policy, and LSO contact details are available:
    1. Here on our website
    2. Clearly displayed posters on our premises
  1. Implementation of this policy is monitored at each committee meeting and an annual report is presented to AGM.
  2. This policy is reviewed at least every three years

    This policy was adopted by the Broadwas Croquet Club Committee 10th April 2021
    It will be reviewed date in 3 years time
Our Local Safeguarding Officer is:
Suzanne Steel
01886 821961 or 07903 357167
The CA Safeguarding Officer is:
Dr Ron Carter
079 732 393 19