Safeguarding Policy

Policy Statement

The Royal Burnham Yacht Club is committed to safeguarding, from physical, sexual or emotional harm, neglect or bullying, children taking part in its activities.  We recognise that the safety, welfare and needs of the child are paramount and that all children, irrespective of age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual or gender identity or social status, have a right to protection from discrimination and abuse.

For the purposes of this policy anyone under the age of 18 should be considered as a child.

Club Welfare Officer

The Club Welfare Officer is: Lizzie Brown, who can be contacted privately at .

A short guide to Safeguarding is available here. Full details of the Club’s procedures are available from the office.