Foley Football

Safeguarding Measures




  • Keeping safeguarding constantly on the agenda
  • Coach / Managers / Committee compliance
  • All coaches working with the teams / club are named on FA databases and this data is kept up to date, as coaches and managers change
  • DBS checks for all Coaches
  • Coaching qualifications attained or working towards
  • Safeguarding Children Course (renewed every 2 years)
  • First aid training
  • A welfare officer is in place, meets the criteria, has a child-centred approach, is a member of the committee and has the support of the committee
  • There is a reporting process including how to escalate to league and county F.A's
  • Regular manager meetings to support, check and challenge practice
  • Annual General Meetings includes parent young people’s perspectives
  • Contact details for the welfare officer are shared with everyone
  • The FA club portal is used to stay on top of safeguarding qualifications and checks
  • The club safeguarding policy is accessible to members on the club social channels and is shared/re-shared every season
  • Children’s voices are regularly invited, valued, listened and responded to.
  • Notes taken for reports in the child's own words.