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Please note the Club Constitution (below) is under review and will be revised at the next available Annual General Meeting so that it is more representative of current practices and behaviours.

Constitution & Policies

Warrington Athletic Club Constitution & Rules

Guidance for Disciplinary/Appeal Hearings

Track Etiquette

Short version

Long version

Safeguarding

The Child Protection Policy serves principally to protect the child, but also to provide protection for the Coach or Adult Volunteer. It is important to report any safeguarding concerns immediately to the Warrington Athletic Club Welfare Officer Helen Darbyshire. Child abuse can take the form of physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect and / or sexual abuse. Again, it is important for you to stay calm, reassure the child and not to promise anything should you suspect child abuse. If your son / daughter talks to you about a possible incident such as outlined above, allow him / her to talk freely, without too much questioning, and then record as much information as possible. WAC would request that you then do not discuss the incident with others until the Welfare Officer has had time to investigate and reply to your concerns. Your son / daughter, and indeed yourself as a parent / guardian, should do as much as possible to make sure that he / she is not placed in a vulnerable position. This would include making sure that children are delivered and collected on time from training and competition events.

Child Protection Referral Form

Child Protection Referral Form Additional Info Form

Safeguarding Children Welfare Policy 2016

Anti-Bullying Policy for Clubs 2016

Managing Challenging Behaviour Guidelines

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Code of Conduct for Coaches (2016)

Code of Conduct for Parents (2016)

Code of Conduct for Technical Officials (2016)

Code of Conduct for Team Managers (2016)

Code of Conduct for the Club

Transsexual People and Sport

UKA Policy on Transsexual Competitors (2016)