Eastwood Cricket Club has achieved the ECB's Clubmark accreditation which ensures that the club remains in a position to continue developing and delivering high quality community cricket to current and future members and specifically young cricketers. This award makes the club one of a select number of cricket clubs across the country to achieve accreditation.
Conduct and Child Protection
Compliance with the club’s
conduct and child protection policy is a condition of membership. Copies are
available on the club web-site, www.eastwoodcricket.org Key features are:
-The interest of all members is
important, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, culture,
language, racial origin, religious beliefs. Safeguarding the wellbeing of
disabled and junior members will be of paramount importance.
-High standards of conduct are
expected, both on and off the field. Adult volunteers are expected to lead by
example. Parents and guardians have a similar responsibility. Members may be
suspended or membership terminated without refund in the event of unacceptable
behaviour, including sledging and any form of bad sportsmanship or conduct.
Substance abuse by members or their guests at any club activity in any location
will not be tolerated.
-Team captains and other
volunteers will be required to provide information and make declarations for
-Responsibilities of parents
and guardians of juniors include child supervision, transport and the provision
of relevant medical information. They should ensure that an event has not been
cancelled and adequate supervision is available before dropping off. Children
under ten should not be left unsupervised in any location at any time.
-Coaching and playing areas
will be made as safe as possible while recognising that accidents may happen.
Juniors must wear appropriate clothing and protective kit including helmets for
hard ball cricket matches and practice sessions. Cricket nets can only be used
with the authority of coaches and team managers. Where help is required for
first aid two adults should assist whenever possible. Discrete and practical
arrangements for changing facilities are required where juniors play mixed or
in adult cricket.
-A number of adult volunteers,
including The Club Welfare Officer, have been appointed to listen to and
consider complaints. These people are called Committee Members and their names
are displayed in the clubhouses. Information will be kept confidential and only
shared by a small number of people who need to know and may be able to help.
above is only a brief summary and does not contain all the details.