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Child Welfare

Sarah SperringCHILD WELFARE WITHIN SWISS VALLEY RANGERS FOOTBALL CLUB

Swiss Valley Rangers Football Club is committed to ensuring all necessary steps are taken to protect children and young people who participate in football at all levels. The club has a duty of care that ensures everyone has the right to participate in football in an enjoyable and safe environment.

My name is Sarah Sperring. As well as being a parent of one of the club’s players and the wife of one of the Managers, I am the designated Child Welfare Officer for Swiss Valley Rangers Football Club.

CEOPI work with the County FA Welfare Officer to promote the FA’s Respect Programme and to develop knowledge and awareness on child safeguarding.

If you have any concerns at all, whether you are a player, parent, manager or friend, please do not hesitate to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on my mobile: 07867 305499. 

Any concerns, suspicions or allegations will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and confidentially.

For more information on the club’s ethos, culture and policies, please head to the club handbook.

FURTHER INFORMATION FROM THE FA ON CHILD WELFARE

An introduction to Safeguarding children

Safeguarding: Dealing with Concerns

Safeguarding: More resources

Points of contact (outside the club)

  Telephone Email
The FA / NSPCC 24 hour Helpline 0808 800 5000 (deaf users can text phone 0800 056 0566) www.nspcc.org.uk
The FA Safeguarding Children Enquiry Line 0845 210 8080 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Think you know (internet safety) n/a www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Child Line 0800 1111 www.childline.org.uk
Child Protection in Sport unit 0116 234 7278/7280 www.thecpsu.org.uk
Victim Support 08 08 16 89 111 www.victimsupport.org.uk
Stonewall 08000 50 20 20 www.stonewall.org.uk