CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

Solihull Olympic Gymnastic Club is committed to ensuring that those working with children and vulnerable adults will adopt best practice to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the participants, coaches and volunteers. The Club will endeavour to promote the highest standards of care for all members, coaches and officials by:

  • Adopting the BG Health, Safety and Welfare guidelines
  • Adopting the BG guidelines for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable adults.
  • Appointing a Welfare Officer to whom grievances or complaints can be made confidentially.
  • Ensuring that all coaches and officials are suitably trained in Child Protection and Health, Safety and welfare issues.
  • Ensuring that all coaches and officials have been screened to confirm their suitability to work with children – this to 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 Club’s Complaints Procedure.
  • Ensuring that a minimum of two responsible adults are present at all training sessions or events.
  • Ensuring that all participants and their parents are aware of the purpose of videoing, filming or photography during training or events.
  • Having a zero tolerance level of poor practice, bullying or any potential form of abuse.  



Signed __________________________ (Club Chairman)   Dated _________________