Tadcaster Tennis Club is committed to ensuring all children and adults at risk are safe whilst taking part in activities at the club. Our Safeguarding policy should minimise risk and deliver a positive tennis experience for everyone and respond appropriately to all Safeguarding concerns/disclosures.

Our full Safeguarding policy can be found here

Our reporting a concern form can be found here

For all other club Policies, please see the Policies section on the Membership page of this website: here

Our Welfare Officer – Jodie Goodall

Tel: 07946 255451      Email:

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership  Tel: 01609 780780

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults  Tel: 01609 780780

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)  Tel:  01609 533080

NSPCC   Tel: 080 8800 5000

Safe and Inclusive Code of Conduct:

  • Prioritise the well-being of all children and adults at all times
  • Be a positive role model. Act with integrity, even when no one is looking
  • Help to create a safe and inclusive environment both on and off court and promote the
  • Fair Play values: enjoy; respect
  • Value and celebrate diversity and make all reasonable efforts to meet individual needs
  • Keep clear boundaries between your professional and personal life, including on social media
  • Check you have the relevant consent from parents/carers, children and adults before taking or using photos and videos
  • Ensure your own roles and responsibilities, and those of everyone you are responsible for, are clearly outlined and everyone has the information, training and support to carry them out
  • Where possible, do not be alone with a child or adult at risk
  • Do not abuse, neglect, harm or discriminate against anyone; or act in a way that may be interpreted as such*
  • Doing nothing is NOT an option: report all concerns and disclosures as soon as possible, following the Concern Reporting Procedure. If someone is in immediate danger, call the police (999).
  • *It is illegal to have a relationship with someone who is under 18 years old if you are in a position of trust; it is illegal to have a sexual relationship with anyone under the age of 16 whether they give consent or not.

The Code of Conduct should be interpreted in a spirit of integrity, transparency and common sense, with the best interests of children and adults at risk as the primary consideration.

Concern and Reporting Procedure:

for the latest advise on how to Report a Concern, click here