Child protection

Key Principles

1.Anyone under the age of 18 should be considered to be a child or young person.

2.The welfare of all children and young people is paramount.

3.All children and young people, regardless of age, gender, ability, race, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, social status or sexual orientation should be able to enjoy archery in an environment safe from abuse of any kind.

4.It is the responsibility of child protection officials to determine whether abuse has taken place but it is everyone's responsibility within the sport of archery to report concerns.

5.All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately as per Archery GB Policy and Procedures.

6.Working in partnership with parents/carers is essential for the protection of young people.

Should you have any concerns please contact the YAA's Child Protection Officer Martin Holtby.

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