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Safeguarding Children and Young People

Kendal Golf Club is committed to ensuring that the sport of golf is one within which children and young people involved can thrive and flourish in a safe environment and that all children, young people and adults at risk have a fun, safe, and positive experience when playing golf.

Kendal Golf Club is an affiliated member of England Golf and follows the England Golf Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy and procedures. 

Anyone who has a negative experience of sport at a young age is less likely to become a regular long-term participant. It is important for the future of our club, and for the sport as a whole, that children and young people have an enjoyable experience. 

Government guidance makes it clear that ‘Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility’

All adults should contribute to the club meeting its overall duty of care, be aware of our club’s safeguarding policy, and know what to do if they are concerned about a young person.

Follow the links below to access our Safeguarding Policies and Procedures

Adults Safeguarding Policy Procedures

Children and Young Persons Safeguarding Policy Procedures

If you are concerned about a child, it is not your responsibility to investigate further, but it is your responsibility to act on your concerns and share them.

Pass the information to Kendal Golf Club Welfare Officer who will follow the club’s Safeguarding procedures.

Name:    Maggie Donald

Email Address:    mwdonald@mac.com

Telephone Number:   07771 803444

If you believe the child is at immediate risk of harm, call the Police. 

Other useful contacts:

NSPCC 24-hour helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000 | England Golf Lead Safeguarding Officer 01526 351824

 

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