St Ives Hockey Club is committed to the welfare of all our players, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable

We have a signed committment here by our chairman

Chairmans Commitment to Welfare

All clubs in England are bound by England Hockey’s safeguarding policy , which can viewed at This Link

We will follow the best practise guidelines (LINK) as applicable to our situation

The club takes bullying extremely seriously and follows EH Anti-Bullying Guidance

We know that Social Media plays a major role in modern life, and we follow guidance from EH on the subject

The club will always endeavour to help junior players progress through to adult hockey, which means they will be playing in senior times at some point, and EH has guidance on how that should be

EH has recently issued guidance on Whatsapp, which is a very convenient modern way for people to communicate