Safeguarding & Protecting Young People

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Welcome to SafeD – England Hockey’s Safeguarding Young People Policy and Guidance documents. 

SafeD replaces Proud to Protect and has been updated to reflect current legislation and best practice guidance.

Below is a guide to what information can be found under each tab on the left.


What information can be found?


Here you will find our revised Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Policy



Recognising Poor Practice and Abuse

Information on how to recognise when poor practice/abuse has occurred and what to do next.



Involving the right people

This section is split into 3 areas; recruitment, DBS and Training



Best Practice Guidance

This includes guidance on anti-bullying, social media use, supervision, changing rooms etc.




Need to find a specific template? Click this tab to find it.

To see relevant contact details, click here.

To report a concern or for any safeguarding queries contact the Safeguarding Team:

Alison Hoggto report a safeguarding concern
Phone: 01628 897500


Sam Huntfor general safeguarding enquiries
Phone: 01628 897545

Yasmin Dyer – for all DBS enquiries
Phone: 01628 897516