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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: 26 June 2020

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Global Pride provides an opportunity for the  LGBT Q community around the world to come together and celebrate diversity and equality during these challenging times.  As signatories of the  Scottish  LGBT Charter for Sport, Scottish Rowing are  committed  to supporting  individuals within the

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Posted: 20 June 2020

This weekend should have seen the return of Henley Women’s Regatta featuring more than 1,500 rowers from across the UK and around the world.  In recent years, this has become an increasingly popular competition for Scottish clubs, with rowers enjoying the opportunity to compete

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Posted: 18 June 2020

Scottish Rowing is pleased to be able to provide an update on the proposals for a phased return to sport following the First Minister’s Statement today, 18 th June 2020. 

As a sport we recognise and promote the benefits of rowing for physical and

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