As an ECB Affiliated Club
and in accordance with the ECB’s Welfare of Young People Policy, Boxted
Cricket Club is committed to ensuring that all Young People who play cricket
have a safe and positive experience.
The Club is further
committed to adhering to the following principles:
1) All Young People
within Cricket, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation,
ability or disability, have the right to be protected.
Young People participating in sport and in particular Cricket have a right to
do so in a safe environment.
Adults working within Cricket will provide a safe, positive and fun Cricketing
experience for Young People.
Volunteers, Coaches, Team Captains, Umpires and Scorers will understand and be
supported in their role and responsibility with regard to the Duty of Care for
Individuals will receive support from the Club through access to appropriate
and officially recognised Education and Training courses, to be aware of and
understand best practice and how to manage any welfare issues which may come to
suspicions and allegations of Child Abuse will be taken seriously, managed and
dealt with swiftly and appropriately.
Club recognizes the responsibility of the statutory agencies and is committed
to complying with the Local Area Child Protection Procedures
is the responsibility of the child protection experts to determine whether or
not abuse has taken place, but it is the responsibility of all those working
within Cricket to report any concerns.