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Child Welfare and Safeguarding

If a child's safety is in immediate danger, call the police on 999.

We are committed to making sure that young people can enjoy fencing in a safe and fun environment.

Club Welfare Officer

Our club welfare officer is Jenny Hu. She can be contacted by email on childprotection@edinburghfencingclub.co.uk. Jenny also frequently attends the club and will be happy to speak with you in person.

Jenny has completed the required Safeguarding and Protecting Children and In Safe Hands training.

Club Welfare Policy

Edinburgh Fencing Club follows the Child Protection and Anti-Bullying policies of Scottish Fencing.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Club’s Child Protection Officer or any member of the committee if you have any questions or concerns.

Coaches and Welfare

Club coaches are required to be on the British Fencing Accredited Coach Register, which shows that they hold the required qualifications (in coaching, first aid, and child wellbeing and protection in sport), are registered with the PVG scheme, and have signed the British Fencing Coaches Code of Conduct.

Fencers and Welfare

Fencers training at the club are required to follow the British Fencing Code of Conduct.

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