I.B.M. British Ring No 25
Child Protection Policy Statement
The British Ring No 25 acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and the rules of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
The policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all children
• have a positive and enjoyable experience of the art of conjuring/magic with the British Ring No 25 in a safe and child appropriate environment
• are protected from abuse whilst learning and participating in the art of conjuring/magic.
The British Ring No 25 acknowledges that some children, including disabled children and young people or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.
As part of our safeguarding policy The British Ring No 25 will;
• promote and prioritise the safety and well-being of children and young people
• ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and is provided with appropriate learning opportunities to recognise, identify and respond to signs of abuse, neglect and other safeguarding concerns relating to children and young people
• ensure appropriate action is taken in the event of incidents/concerns of abuse and support provided to the individual/s who raise or disclose the concern
• ensure that confidential, detailed and accurate records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored