Lord’s Taverners Junior Wheelchair Rugby Programme
More information coming soon…
Find out more about how we keep our young players safe by visiting our Safeguarding section.
Staying Safe Online
If you’re in charge of a social media page for your club or organisation, you mind want to have a look at this briefing from the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU):
You will find all you need to know about keeping young teens safe on Facebook on their official safety page for parents. Other social media sites will have guidance on age restrictions.
There are some key tips which can significantly help to reduce the risks involved with social media and the internet. Make sure that your family computer is in a main living area, and the screen is positioned so that you can see what’s going on. Google have some more advice on their family safety pages:
Bullying can happen online too, and it’s known as cyber-bullying. If you, or someone you know, has had this happen to them you should tell an adult that you can trust. Have a look at the Think You Know page on the internet for more information about staying safe online:
Staying Safe: Who to Speak to at GBWR and Your Club
If you have any concerns about the welfare or safety of yourself or any child, please contact David Pond, GBWR’s Safeguarding Lead, at email@example.com or on 0797 1495 990.
You can also contact your Club’s Welfare Officer using the below details:
North East Bulls
Ospreys Wheelchair Rugby
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru
West Coast Crash
West Country Hawks
Staying Safe: Other People You Can Speak to
If you are unable to contact the GBWR Safeguarding Officer, or wish to speak to someone else about the issue, please find some useful contact details below:
24 hour free and confidential telephone Helpline that provides counselling, information and advice to anyone concerned about a child at risk of ill treatment or abuse.
0808 800 5000
24 hour free and confidential telephone Helpline for children.
A Confidential crisis telephone counselling service for children, young people and adults.
020 8541 1177
Nationwide, non-religious, non-political 24 hour confidential support.
08457 90 90 90
Local Victim Support services provide emotional support, information and practical help for victims and witnesses.
0845 3030 900
The UK’s free online specialised child protection resources, a general list of 1,000 self-help organisations within the UK.
There 4 Me
A website especially for 11-16 year olds.
020 7730 3300
A website designed to give guidance to both you and your parents on how to deal with bullying.