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Guidance, advice and resources are widely available on the topic of Safeguarding and is not only targeted at those with responsibility for safeguarding.  There is also guidance, advice and resources available for parents/ guardians and young people of a variety of ages.

Please see a variety of these sources of guidance, advice and resources through the selection of links below.

Advice & Guidelines

Advice on good practice for away trips and hosting

Advice on good practice for communications

Advice on good practice for personal assistance of children

Advice on good practice for safe necessary time alone with children

Advice on good practice for travel arrangements on trips

Advice on good practice on changing rooms

Advice on good practice on first aid and treatment of injuries

Advice on good practice where a parent does not arrive to collect their child

Advice on good practice for managing challenging behaviour

Advice on volunteers aged 18 or under

Guidelines - Grounds for Referral

Guidelines for clubs

Social Media Guidelines for Sports Coaches

Safeguarding Advice

Safeguarding in Sport

Child Protection in Sport Uni



Online Safety Advice

UK Safer Internet Centre

Think you Know


Internet Matters

Codes of Conduct

Code of conduct for children

Code of conduct for parents

Anti-Bullying Advice

Respect Me

Anti- Bullying Network

Online Safety Advice Downloads





Consent Forms

SR Parental consent form

SR Photographic consent form


Away day trips and events checklist

Concern reporting form

Overnight trips and/or travel abroad checklist

Taking young people away from home plan

Scottish Rowing Event Welfare 

Code of conduct for coaches/volunteers

Useful Contacts



Scottish Councils Social Work Contact Sheet

Latest News

Posted: 3 April 2020

It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Scottish Rowing Championships scheduled for 5-7 June.  We do not propose to reschedule the Championships this year.  We have taken this decision in the light of the current restrictions that are in

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Posted: 1 April 2020

Coronavirus might have stopped us going out rowing and training at our clubs but despite that Scottish rowers are working hard to keep in touch and work out while staying in.  With social distancing keeping us at home other than for essential trips, it

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Posted: 25 March 2020

In the light of the announcement by the UK Government on 23 March, we would like to remind all clubs of our previous advice issued on 16 March to suspend all club activities .  Clubs should comply fully with government guidelines at all times,

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