Safeguarding policy


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

Download a copy of our Safeguarding Policy here

We have an appointed Welfare Officer (WO) who holds operational responsibility for safeguarding in line with the LTA role profile and is supported by the Committee.

The WO is the first point of contact to raise a safeguarding concern involving a child or adult at risk. They also play a proactive role in increasing an awareness of safeguarding within our venue.

The Welfare Officer at Spital is:

Jane Booker

Tel: 07802 212123



The LTA Safeguarding Team has strategic and operational responsibility for safeguarding in tennis in Britain, including the monitoring and evaluation of safeguarding standards and investigating safeguarding concerns.

Safeguarding concerns can be raised directly to the LTA Safeguarding Team via

The Local Authority contact details are:

Staffordshire Child Services 0300 111 8007

Staffordshire Adult Services 0300 604 6719