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Club Policies

Club Policies

Please find below the policies of the club and related documentation (including forms):

General policies

TWHC rules – full rules of Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club.

England Hockey discipline and behaviours – details of the England Hockey requirements for members, spectators and visitors.

Club insurance – details of the club's insurance cover and recommendations to players to take out their own personal accident insurance.

Equality policy – ensuring equality in giving everyone the opportunity to participate in hockey at all levels and in all roles at TWHC

Membership database procedures – security of members' details and maintenance of the TWHC database.

General code of conduct - attitudes and respect expected of all involved with the club

Players code of conduct – attitudes and actions required by the club from its playing members.

Pitchside guidance – information for captains, umpires and match delegates with reference to the management of the pitch and pitchside conduct.

Coaches, leaders and helpers code of conduct – ethical standards which all coaches, volunteers and officials are expected to conform to.

Spectators' and visitors' responsibilities – detailing the responsibilities of match spectators and club visitors.

Volunteers' agreement form – form for completion by all club volunteers, coaches, team managers, technical delegates and officials.

Session risk assessment form – form to confirm the pitch has been checked before the start of training and matches.

First aid procedures – first aid and injury procedures.

Emergency procedures – procedures for any emergency.

Incident report form – for completion in the event of any accident/incident related to TWHC activities.

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Privacy policy

Privacy Policy – what personal data we may collect and why and how we use it and your rights in respect of this

Junior policies

Junior code of conduct – attitudes and actions required by the club from junior members.

Roles and responsibilities of coaches, leaders and volunteers – including when working with junior members of the club.

Transportation of juniors to junior training and matches – guidelines for adults giving juniors a lift.

Transportation of juniors to senior matches – guidelines for adults giving juniors a lift to senior matches.

England Hockey policy for taking and use of photographic and recorded images of young people

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 Welfare policies

England Hockey Safeguarding Policy – Safeguarding and protecting young people in hockey

Young person's guide to child protection in hockey – Your rights, What to do and Keeping Safe.

Parent's guide to child protection in hockey – Keeping Kids Safe and how to report concerns.

Coach, officials and volunteers guide to child protection in hockey – Responsibilities and signs that may cause concern.

Safeguarding reporting procedures – Procedures to follow in responding to signs/allegation of abuse.

Useful contacts – sources of help, support and advice for young people, parents, individuals and organisations.

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