Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

Welfare Officer

Zoe Barton – welfare officer (see contacts page for email)

F&C Welfare Policy

Welfare covers a range of issues such as safeguarding and protecting children, anti-bullying, poor practice in coaching and disciplinary and grievances matters. Our welfare policy sets out how we seek to ensure the safety and enjoyment of athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers. We believe that all children and vulnerable adults have the right to be protected from harm and abuse.

Codes of Conduct for Club Members and Staff

Disclosure & Barring Service Process – How to….

The CRB has been replaced with the Disclosure and Barring Service DBS. UKA Welfare team have brought in new procedures for the Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures

Covid Guidance



If you can spare a few minutes, it’s well worth watching these important and thought-provoking clips:-


My Magic Sports Kit



The role of parents in supporting children and young people in sport



What parents’ support mean to young people