At Shinfield Tennis Club, we recognise our moral, ethical and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Shinfield Tennis Club is committed to prioritising the well-being of all children, promoting safeguarding in our club at all times, including all programmes and events we run. Our Policy strives to minimise risk, deliver a positive tennis experience for everyone and respond appropriately to all safeguarding concerns.

Our Welfare Officer is Sheelagh Hawkins.  If you have any concerns, please contact her by email to

Related Policies

Reporting a Concern
If you have a concern, please contact one of the following:

Welfare Officer: Sheelagh Hawkins
Tel:  0118 9864065,  07765045858 or 07540005283

Berkshire West Safeguarding - Children in Partnership (in Wokingham)
Tel:  0118 908 8002

LTA Safeguarding Team
Tel: 020 8487 7000 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)

Tel: 0808 800 5000

Emergency Services
If you feel a child or adult is in immediate danger, contact the Police
Tel: 999

Wokingham Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) 
Tel: 0118 974 6141