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Ballet West Child Protection Policy Statement

We Will:

  • Hold a register of every child involved with the group including relevant medical details and have a contact name and number close to hand in case of emergencies
  • Treat everyone with respect
  • Remember that some issues are confidential
  • Provide an example we would wish others to follow
  • Where possible consider activities which involve more than one adult being present (or within sight and hearing of others)
  • Be aware that someone else might misinterpret our actions even if they are well-intentioned
  • Respect a child’s right for privacy
  • Provide time for children to talk to us
  • Encourage children to respect and care for others
  • Take action to stop any inappropriate verbal or physical behaviour
  • Have a group policy for the collection of children after meetings have finished
  • Remember to REFER not INVESTIGATE any suspicions or allegations about abuse
  • Only share concerns and seek support from those identified in the group’s protection policy


Contact Us

Ballet West
Ichrachan House - Taynuilt - Argyll - PA35 1HP - Scotland - UK
t. 01866 822641 - e. balletwest@btconnect.com
Ballet West is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status
Company Number 175325 - Scottish Charity Number SCO22105

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