England Netball (EN) have revisited and revised their safeguarding and protecting practices to ensure netball is a safe environment for all young people. We recognise and value the hours, expertise and dedication our volunteers give to our sport. For further information on what England Netball can do to support your club being a ‘safe club’, and for details on training and DBS checks, visit the England Netball website.
England Netball Lead Child Protection Officer
Tel: 07595 863991
The NSPCC operates a 24 hour freephone helpline telephone number: 0808 800 5000
Childline: www.childline.com or 0800 11 11
Club Safeguarding Officers
We encourage all clubs to appoint and register their Club Safeguarding Officer with England Netball
Be Safe cards for young netballers
England Netball have produced ‘Be Safe cards’ for their junior members. All junior members should receive these with their first edition of the EN magazine. Please visit the EN Safeguarding section to read more about this, and find out how to get copies of the Be Safe card.
Anti Bullying Resources
EN has an anti bullying section on their website and also some resources which can be viewed and downloaded.
For more information
We are pleased to introduce our new Safeguarding Young People in Netball Policy and associated guidance, as part of our ENjoy ENsure ENtrust theme.
The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) and the NSPCC have endorsed this work as good practice.