The Guernsey Sports Commission is committed to the welfare of children, young people & adults engaged in sport.

Our Safeguarding Children Policy and our Safeguarding Adults Policy provide more information about our own procedures and guidance.

The Guernsey Sports Commission supports sports in creating a safe, accessible, enjoyable and welcoming environment for everyone.

Advice & Information

Sports Clubs & Coaches |

Guidance for sports clubs and coaches working with young people.

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Parents & Carers |

Find out more about the key points you should check for when choosing a sports club or activity for your child.

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Schools & Facilities Providers |

The facility provider and club/coach both have a legal and moral Duty of Care for young people. They must both take reasonable measures to ensure appropriate arrangements are in place.

Coaches working with young people should have received training in safeguarding.

Schools/Facilities may wish to ask a coach direct questions around how they would deal with a safeguarding incident.

SportsMark |

Find out how SportsMark can help support your club's Safeguarding

Have a concern? |

If you wish to report any concerns within Guernsey Sports Commission programmes, please contact one of the GSC Welfare Officers (details below)

If you have a concern, or wish to report anything within a Guernsey sport, you can do so to your sport’s Child Welfare Officer who will be able to support you.

If you are dissatisfied with how your concern is being dealt with by your sport, please contact one of the Guernsey Sports Commission Welfare Officers.

The Guernsey Sports Commission has two appointed Welfare Officers:

Jenny Murphy |

01481 220543

Graham Chester |

01481 220544

If you have a complaint in relation to a safeguarding process undertaken by the Guernsey Sports Commission, the GSC’s complaints procedure can be found here

Useful Links |




Childline |

Islands Safeguarding Children Partnership |