CHILD PROTECTION POLICY TEMPLATE Please note that this template document is a standard guideline and can be altered to meet the requirements of your group/organisation Page 1 of 7
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CHILD PROTECTION POLICY The ….(group name)…. values young people and children as being a vital part of the organisation and desires to see them grow, mature and be challenged in a healthy and safe environment. The name of the child protection officer for the group will be displayed in the minutes dated…………, and a copy of this child protection policy will be kept with the ………….. (name committee officer ie: chair, secretary etc). Purposes The purpose of ….(group name)…. children and young people’s programme is to offer the children a safe and welcoming environment with fun activities where the children can grow and learn. Whether this be through (groups name) activities or through other independent groups working in partnership with ….(group name)…. Aims To provide activities for children and young people to help them develop from childhood into adulthood and to provide support for them . To enable the children to express themselves. To assist the children in integrating into the community. To help children/young people appreciate the diversity of their cultures. Organisation (whether group name) or a partner group/organisation) 1. Each child and young person should be formally registered within the group. The information includes an information/consent form which their parent/guardian must complete. These forms have vital information about health and emergency contacts and should be kept securely and brought to each session. (see Appendix B) 2. Attendance register: a register should be kept for each session. For activities for under 8s, which run for more than two hours in any one day, OR if you run a holiday club for six or more days a year, you must register the activity. To register, contact your local Social Services Office and ask for the local Day Centre adviser. The law assumes that registration will be granted unless there are good reasons why it should not be. Page 1 of 7
Child Protection Representative The ….(group name)…. has appointed a child protection representative, whose name is displayed within the minutes dated/name and contact details to be given or on the notice board in the ……….. area.
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