PLEDGING OUR SUPPORT FOR THE PLAY SAFE WEEKEND 2023
This coming weekend English football at every level will unite to promote Play Safe – a national campaign to focus attention of the vital importance of safeguarding in our national game.Led by The Football Association, the Play Safe campaign is endorsed by the NSPCC and supported by every level of the game, including the Premier League, EFL, Barclays Women’s Super League and Barclays Women’s Championship, and right across the grassroots game.We are proud to be supporting Play Safe on our website and social media channels – and also by making an online Play Safe Pledge. Our pledge will see us:
Listen to youth players' views - and work with them on changes that can be made.
Ensure safeguarding information is up to date on our website/social media.
Support the weekend by wearing pin badges, armbands and via our social channels.
Information on the club and our policies
DANNY COSS, CHILD WELFARE OFFICER AT MEADOW SPORTS FC
Some important information about our Child Welfare Officer at Meadow, Danny Coss. If you have any worries or concerns regarding the welfare of any of our children, you would need to contact Danny. We should all be able to confirm the answers to the three points below.
Who is your Child Welfare Officer- Danny Coss.
What do you know about the FA Whistleblower scheme- Call 0800 169 1863 and ask for The FA's safeguarding team, or via email on safeguarding@TheFA.com. This facility is in place for anyone who has concerns that Safeguarding issues are not being taken seriously or being fully investigated.
REPORTING TO CEOP
CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both. The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.
If you are experiencing online bullying or something else online has worried you please speak to an adult you trust, or you can talk to Childline at any time on 0800 1111 or at www.childline.org.uk.