Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children in Athletics

Togher AC is committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people involved in the club and in athletics

Togher AC child welfare policies are in line with Athletics Ireland guidelines as outlined in Children’s First and by the Irish Sports Council.

The Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children in Athletics is available HERE

We are committed to deliver positive athletic experiences to all members under the age of 18 in our club. Our volunteer committee and coaches endeavour to behave as role models in their dealings with young people. In particular, the work of our club Child Welfare Officer, Aisling Parkes and Best Practice Officer, Louise Murphy is instrumental in implementing our safeguarding statement, the Athletics Ireland Code of Ethics.

Below are policy documents that inform our practice relating to bullying, filming, communicating with children and protocol regarding allergies.

Bullying Guidelines

Filming & Photography Guidelines

Communicating with Children Guidelines

Allergy in Children Guidelines