Policies & Welfare
Safeguarding & Protecting Children
Click here to download the Club's Safeguarding Policy.
South Durham Gymnastics adopts British Gymnastics' Safeguarding & Compliance Policies. Further information for parents & guardians can be found here.
Should you wish to raise or report a welfare concern; please contact the Club Welfare Officer directly:
- Melissa Spence, Alison Gargan, Becca Armstrong
- 01833 811877, 07930119288
Alternatively, you can contact one of the Region's Welfare Officers:
- Enid Harrison - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lynda Kouache - email@example.com
Or Helen Murphy, British Gymnastics Safeguarding Officer for the North:
- 07860 844160
Online Safety: Help Keep Your Children Safe Online
Helping to make the internet a great and safe place for children is a challenge. Below are a series of 1 page guides to the Safety Settings to the most popular apps at the moment -
Click here for a handy Family Screen Time Pack to help to establish flexible and structured boundaries for your child to follow regarding their use of smartphones, laptops, televisions and gaming consoles.
Club COVID Policy - Updated August 2021
Both of these documents will be updated regularly in line guidelines put forth by: the UK Government, Durham County Council & British Gymnastics.
By booking on to attend any of our sessions, you agree to our COVID-19 Policy and will be refused entry if continually unable to adhere to the steps we’ve put in place.
SDG has 5 COVID Officers in place; if you have any questions, concerns or feedback about our practices, do not hesitate to contact one of them via phone (01388 811877) or email:
- Melissa Spence - firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Melissa will be on maternity leave from Jan 2021
- Kelly Milnes - email@example.com
- Jenna Maynard - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Helen Maxwell - email@example.com
- Becca Armstrong - firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Club (SDG) Policies
Club Codes of Conduct (Gymnasts/Gym Users, Parents/Carers/Visitors, Staff/Coaches/Volunteers)
Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
British Gymnastics (BG) Policies
South Durham Gymnastics adhere to and adopt British Gymnastics policies, procedures and processes. Including: