INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
Parents and guardians play a key role in ensuring their children are safe when attending a group exercise or dance class. Whilst EMD UK have a great commitment to ensure quality and safety of all group exercise activities, we acknowledge that problems can arise that require action.
NEED TO REPORT A CONCERN? A list of contacts are provided here.
We want to ensure that you, as a parent, have confidence in the safety of the environment the teacher creates for your child or young person. To help you feel more at ease we have sourced and created various guidance documents which are available to download below.
Useful Information and Advice
- EMD UK safeguarding policy & procedures
- Promoting positive parental involvement
- Guidance on transporting a child or young person in your car
- What parents should look for when choosing a good sports club or activity for their child
Speaking to Someone
Remember, the NSPCC are always available to chat over any concerns, worries and questions parents and guardians have over the safety of their own or other children. You can get in touch with them by:
Calling 0808 800 500
Textphone (for people who are deaf or whose hearing is impaired) on 18001 0808 800 5000
You can also email them here.
The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Parents’ Hub can be accessed here.
If you have a safeguarding concern or enquiry within group exercise or dance activities or specific EMD UK sessions or events, please email our safeguarding team here.
Dealing with an allegation can be very stressful and draining, whatever your circumstance within the investigation. You can seek support from the NSPCC by calling 0808 800 5000. To speak to someone within EMD UK please email the Safeguarding team or phone 01403 266000. We’ll do our best to find the right support for you.
Keeping Children Safe Online
If you are concerned about your child’s safety online including on social media sites, this link will take you to some useful tips and further information on how and what you can do to ensure their safety.