Quatt Cricket Club was accredited with Clubmark in July 2009.
Clubmark has been developed to provide everyone in the scheme with a dedicated,all-inclusive bank of relevant and up to date information and to share best practice within sports clubs.
Clubmark is a cross-sport quality accreditation for clubs with junior sections.According to research conducted by the Northwest Regional Agency in 2004, 60% of young people belong to a sports club outside school. It is vital that these clubs serve young people well.
Sport clubs that work with children and young people need and deserve support to improve the quality of work they do in order that the club can:
• Ensure the well being of young people whilst in the care of adults other than their legal parents or guardians.
• Encourage young people to enjoy sport and active recreation in order
to build a healthy and active lifestyle.
• Enable young people to use their leisure time creatively.
• Allow young people to optimise their talents and personal ability.
• Identify and support the development of the most talented young
National governing bodies of sport (NGBs) & County Sports Partnerships (CSPs)award Clubmark to proven high quality clubs. The national scheme has been in place since 2002 and there are now 2,500 accredited clubs across 25 sports. The aim is that by 2010 this will have increased to 5,000 and that Clubmark will be the stamp of approval to which all sport clubs aspire,. It is designed to ensure that all organisations involved work to a minimum operating framework and can prove it.
This will help to establish Clubmark as the mark of high quality for junior clubs. All organisations involved in accrediting clubs have been subject to a licensing process, following the Clubmark review in 2006. This highlighted the need for cross sport moderation robustness and integrity within the system.
A range of QCC policies, guidelines and other key information that is essential to QCC's Clubmark accreditation is set out below. A printed copy of these policies and guidelines is available and be viewed at the club.
Please ask the Youth Coordinator, the Club Welfare Officer or any member of the Committee in order to view them.
To ensure a duty of care to all members of the club, QCC has adopted and implemented the ECB “Safe Hands” – Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children. Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3
Public Liability Certificate
Codes of Conduct
Code of Conduct for Officials and Volunteers
Code of Conduct for Parents and Carers
Code of Conduct for Club Members and Guests
Code of Conduct for Young Persons
General Club Policies
Club Equity and Inclusion Policy
ECB Fast Bowling Directives
Junior Cricketers Playing in Adult Matches
ECB Guidance on the Wearing of Helmets by Junior Players
Photography, Travelling and Changing Room Policy
Directions to Nearest Hospital
Risk Assessment Form
Guidelines for Dealing with an Incident or Accident
Accident Reporting Form
Junior Membership Form
Adult Membership Form
Adam Evans (Clubmark Administrator QCC)