Guidlines and Code of Conduct for Parents / Guardians

Parents/guardians have the primary responsibility for the care and welfare of their children.

They should encourage their children to participate in sport for fun and enjoyment and should ensure that their child’s experience of sport is a positive one.

Parents should always remember that children play sport for their own enjoyment, not for that of the parents/guardians.

Parents/guardians and leaders will ideally work in partnership to promote good practice in the Club and to support all efforts to protect the children against all forms of abuse.

They should ensure that the Club treats their children with fairness, respect and understanding, and that it is fulfilling its responsibility to safeguard children by ensuring the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport is being implemented in the Club.

They should encourage their children to tell them about anyone causing them harm or to feel upset.

They should become aware of Club procedures and policies, in particular, where changes are made that affect them or their children and be informed of all matters relating to ethics and good practice.

Parents/guardians should remember that children learn best by example.

To assist in the promotion of good practice within the Club they should:

I have read, understand and accept the terms of the Code of Conduct for Parents/Guardians.

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