The purpose of this policy is to demonstrate the commitment of UK Athletics and the four Home Country Athletics Federations to build a safer future in athletics for children, and our responsibility to:
- keep children and young people safe by valuing, listening to and respecting them
- promote the wellbeing of children through opportunities to take part in athletics safely
- put in place policies and procedures to promote the wellbeing and protection of children
- recruit, train and support all our staff and volunteers to prioritise the safety of children who take part in our activities.
The policy includes national safeguarding contact details and links to other organisations that provide further information.