Welfare & Safeguarding Children

As a member of the British Judo Association, Abingdon Judo Club upholds the principle that all children whatever their age, nationality, disability, gender, race, religion and/or sexual identity have the right to protection from abuse.

The coaches and volunteers of the club are committed to the welfare and protection of children and young people so that they can enjoy judo in a safe, friendly environment without fear, threat or abuse.

Abingdon Judo Club adhere to the British Judo Association’s Child Protection Policy.

Concerned about possible abuse or bad practice within a judo environment?

If you’re concerned about possible child abuse or bad practice within Abingdon Judo Club or any British Judo club then please contact our club Welfare Officer:

Christina Guillaume – abingdonjudowelfare@gmail.com

Christina’s role involves:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for volunteers, parents and children, where concerns about a child’s welfare, poor practice or child abuse arise.
  • Assist the club to fulfill its responsibilities to safeguard children and young people.
  • Assist the club to implement its child protection policy.
  • Ensuring all coaches and volunteers uphold the principals of the club’s child protection policy and maintain the highest standards.

 

Additional contacts:
NSPCC Helpline – 0808 800 5000
Childline – 0800 1111