Code of Conduct for Spectators and Parents/Guardians
As a Spectator / Parent / Guardian I recognise that I have a responsibility to promote high standards of behavior in sport. I will:
v Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person within the context of any sport promoted or played in the name of the Club
v Treat everyone equally and not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief
v Not condone, or allow to go unchallenged, any form of discrimination if witnessed.
v Display high standards of behaviour.
v Promote the positive aspects of sport in general
v Encourage all participants to learn the Laws and rules of the sport and play within them, respecting the decisions of match officials
v Actively discourage unfair play, rule violations and arguing with match officials
v Recognise good performance not just match results.
v Place the well-being and safety of children above the development of performance.
v Ensure that activities are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual
v Respect a junior member’s opinions when making decisions about their participation in Cricket
v Not smoke, drink or use banned substances whilst actively working with children in the Club
v Not provide children with alcohol when they are under the care of the Club
v Follow guidelines set out in the Safe Hands Policy Paper of the Club (obtainable from Child Welfare Officer – Keith Allen)
v Report any concerns in relation to a Young Person, following reporting procedures laid down by this club.