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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: 16 September 2020

Scottish Rowing  is  delighted to announce  our  new  Winter  Webinar Series.   Following our Summer Webinar Series  where we  hosted  Robin Williams,  Scottish Rowing  P erformance  P rogramme  lead  coaches and  a  Scottish  Olympian's  panel with Katherine Grainger, Heather Stanning and Dot Roberts,  we are

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Posted: 31 August 2020

The Scottish Rowing AGM is scheduled to take place on 4 October 2020. Formal notice of the meeting with details of the meeting arrangements will be circulated on 11 September. 

There are a number of Board positions up for election and clubs are invited

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Posted: 21 August 2020

Following the Scottish Government’s announcement on Thursday 20 th August, Scottish Rowing is delighted to publish Version 3 of the Phase 3 Guidance for Rowing which allows for the welcome return to rowing in crew boats from 24 th August for adults and juniors. 

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