Parents play an important role in encouraging and supporting their child’s participation, success and fun when playing sport.
Scottish Rowing believes that the wellbeing of children and young people is everyone’s responsibility, particularly when it comes to protecting children and young people from abuse. We encourage parents, clubs, and everyone involved in our sport to work together to create the best environment for young people to thrive.
Why are parents/carers important to children’s participation in rowing?
Parents/carers are important to sport because they can:
Helping children reach their full potential
To continue to ensure your child reaches their full potential and enjoys their time playing sport, parents need to consider:
Set a good example
As a parent/carer you have the right to:
How to act on concerns
It is not your responsibility to determine if abuse has taken place, however, it is your responsibility to act upon and report any concerns.
If you have any concerns regarding a young person or if a young person informs you directly that he/she, or another young person, is concerned about someone’s behaviour towards them you should: