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Children & Young People
Are you safe?
When you go to your club, it should be a chance to have fun, learn some new skills or maybe just to hang out with your friends. For netball to be fun, you need to know you are safe. That means that other people should treat you with respect, and shouldn't do anything that makes you feel unsafe.
That includes the young people who you do netball with. It also includes coaches, officials or the people who help to run your club. There are lots of things in place to make sure that the people who coach netball offer a good service to children and teenagers, and know how to look after you properly.
What to do if you are worried?
Here are some of the ways that you can deal with people who may be causing you problems.
Welsh Netball oversees how netball is run in Wales, and has a dedicated Safeguarding Lead Officer to help you to stay safe, you can speak to the Office regarding safeguarding matters on 02920 334949.
You can also email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you'd like us to call or email you back, just tell us how and when.
You can also contact Childline on 0800 1111 for advice and support, or visit www.childline.org.uk for lots of ways to ask questions and get help.
For more information about bullying and how to beat it, try Kidscape at
Problem behaviour - what's not okay?
Most people have a great experience taking part in netball, but sometimes people might do things that make you or a friend feel unsafe or unhappy. This is not OK. Some of these things might include someone:
These things are not OK, and you have the right to deal with them.