Club Safeguarding Policy

Club Safeguarding Policy

Windsor and Maidenhead Starfish SC has a duty of care to safeguard from harm all our members below the age of 18 (children) who are involved with the club.  Starfish will adhere to Wavepower 2020-2023:  Swim England Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures in all circumstances.

Starfish’s Policies and Rules aim to promote good practice:

  1. Providing members and children with appropriate safety and protection whilst in the care of Starfish;
  2. Allowing all staff and volunteers to make informed responses to specific safeguarding issues;
  3. By following  Wavepower 2020-2023:  Swim England Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures.

To view Swim England’s Wavepower 2020-2023, go to

The underlying principles of the Club are built upon the following:

  1. The welfare of children is the first consideration.
  2. All members including children have a right to be protected from abuse irrespective of age, gender, race, religion, sexual identity or disability.
  3. Members including children should be treated with respect, dignity and integrity