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Safeguarding and Diversity Policies
BTA is a registered organisation within the LTA. In order to achieve this we are committed to implement and operate according to the Young Persons and Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Policy and the Diversity and Inclusion Policy of the LTA. .

All coaching staff at BTA are qualified and licensed, which ensures that they are vetted by the LTA Coaching Department and have enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) clearance. BTA has adopted the LTA guidelines and codes of conduct for the recruitment of all its volunteers, including those working with junior members.

A number of documents relating to BTA’s Child Protection policy and procedures can be viewed or downloaded here:

BTA Safeguarding Policy Statement
BTA Safeguarding Policy
BTA Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Welfare Officer Responsibilities
Safe Recruitment Practices for Volunteers
Safeguarding Code of Conduct -
Photography Policy
Juniors Travelling Away

In accordance with the Safeguarding Policy requirements, parental/guardian/carer consent may be required for junior members participating in BTA tennis activities. Consent forms are available in the club house or may be downloaded here:

Phototography and Filming Consent
Trip Consent Form

In the event of an incident or accident on-court or in the club house at BTA, or for an event relating to child protection, the following forms may be used for reporting. They are available in the club house or can be downlaoded here:

Incident or Accident Report
Child Protection Incident Report