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1. Overview

The safety of children, young adults and all our members is of paramount importance and King’s Rugby takes their welfare very seriously. We are committed to ensuring that ALL members whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious belief and/or sexual identity have the right to protection from abuse and to enjoy the game of rugby in a fun environment, safe from any kind of abuse. King’s Rugby gives the highest priority to the implementation of our safeguarding policy and procedures.
Those procedures are intended to safeguard both the young people with whom we work and also our wonderful team of volunteers. They are also intended to assist with maintaining the professionalism and safeguards of good practice which are associated with the RFU and the sport of rugby union.
The following documents appear on our notice board and are available on the club website, they have after all been designed to protect your children:
• Safeguarding policy
• Codes of conduct
- Coaches
- Match officials
- Parents
- Spectators
• Internet Policy
• Anti-bullying policy
• Equity policy
• Health & Safety policy
The following useful safeguarding links may also be of interest for both parents and children alike:
If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

Paddy Ralston Phil Whelan
Child Welfare Officer Safeguarding Officer