During Fun In Sport sessions 

  • Always give my best effort
  • Play fairly – I won’t cheat or complain
  • Show respect and fairness to the coaches and peers alike
  • Choose my words carefully towards my class mates
  • No fighting or name calling allowed at any time
  • Listen to the coach at all times
  • Resolve all disagreements or disputes with a calm approach
  • Accept that coaches will do their best to ensure all participants are treated fairly and equally
  • Have fun

I understand that if I do not follow the code, the coach may take any/all of the following actions 

  • Give me a warning
  • Give me a timeout
  • Talk to parents or teachers about behaviour and be subject to a sanction during school i.e. missing playtime or losing out on rewards or privileges
  • Missing the next session
  • Being referred to the head teacher


We all bear a collective responsibility to set a good example and help provide a positive environment in which children can learn and play.

The Fun In Sport Code of Conduct at all times, during and after sessions.

  • Ensure participants are safe at all times
  • Do our best to accommodate participants individual needs
  • Ensure we are well presented and professional at all times
  • Set a good example at all times
  • Take our position as role model with pride and responsibility
  • Show patience and understanding to all participants
  • Provide group with boundaries of behaviour and show strength in leadership

Safeguarding policy

Fun In Sport acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person who has been entrusted to its care and is committed to providing a safe environment for all members. A child or young person is anyone under the age of 18 engaged in any of Fun In Sports activities.

The policy applies to all staff, including senior managers and the board of trustees, paid staff volunteers and sessional workers, agency staff, students or anyone working on behalf of Fun In Sport.

Legal Framework

The policy has been drawn up on the basis of law and guidance that seeks to protect children, namely:

  • Children Act 1989
  • United Convention of the rights of the Child 1991
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Children Act 2004
  • Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
  • Relevant government guidance on safeguarding children

We recognise that: 

  • The welfare of the child is paramount, as enshrined in the Children Act 1989
  • All children regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or identity, have the right to equal protection from all types of harm or abuse
  • Some children are additionally vulnerable because of the impact of previous experiences, their level of dependency, communication needs or other issues
  • Working in partnership with children, young people, their parents, careers and other agencies is essential in promoting young peoples welfare.

We will seek to keep children and young people safe by:

  • Valuing them, listening to and respecting them
  • Adopting child protection practices through procedures and a code of conduct for
  • Staff and volunteers
  • Developing and implementing an effective e-safety policy and related procedures
  • Providing effective management for staff and volunteers through supervision support and training
  • Recruiting staff and volunteers safely, ensuring all necessary checks are made
  • Sharing information about child protection and good practice with children, parents and volunteers
  • Sharing concerns with agencies who need to know, and involving parents and children appropriately