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company number 08411590

registered office is C/O Biggin Hill Primary School, Biggin Avenue, Bransholme, Hull, United Kingdom HU7 4RL.

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Sports Code of Conduct

Hull School Games Code of Conduct for Parents

I will:

  • Remember that doing one’s best and taking part is really important
  • Encourage fair play by supporting all players
  • Teach my child to treat players, teachers, coaches and officials with respect
  • Make sure that I do not argue with officials, teachers and coaches and will accept their decisions
  • Be a positive role model for my child and set a good example by being a good sport to all sides
  • Not coach my child during games and matches
  • Never force a child to take part
  • Ensure that I do not smoke or drink alcohol as a spectator
  • Make sure that my child is dressed properly for the activity and has plenty of water to drink
  • Not swear or use unsuitable language
  • Never punish or make fun of a child’s poor performance or making mistakes
  • Support my child’s involvement and help them enjoy their sport
  • Watch the game/event from the marked “Respect” area.
  • Support the school in the application of the Student School Sport Code of Conduct
  • Ask for permission from the member of staff in charge to take photographs or video the event

I understand that I will be unable to spectate at any Hull School Games events or fixtures if I am in breach of any of the above guidelines and will be asked to leave the venue. 

Hull School Games Code of Conduct for Pupils

I will:

  • Arrive for training and matches in good time to prepare thoroughly
  • Arrive for training and matches with appropriate kit for the activity
  • Always warm up and cool down properly
  • Play for fun and enjoyment- not just to please your parents and the team manager
  • Accept responsibility for my own behaviour and performance during practice and matches; representing my school in a positive way
  • To play by the written and unwritten rules allowing safe and fair play at all times
  • Always accept and respect the referee’s decisions
  • Not shout at players or referees in anger
  • Not use unsuitable language including racist or homophobic comments
  • Set a positive example for others, particularly younger competitors and spectators
  • Be a good sportsperson (win with modesty and lose with dignity) and applaud good play on both sides.
  • Only make positive comments from outside the field of play if watching a game as a spectator or a reserve
  • Respect opponent’s, opposition team managers and spectators before, during and after the competition- treat them as you would wish to be treated yourself
  • Co-operate with your team manager, coach, team mates and opposition
  • Take care of all property
  • Let a teacher or adult know if others are not following these rules
  • Not wear any jewellery, unsuitable clothing or footwear during any event.
  • Inform the team manager or coach of any injury as soon as possible
  • Thank the team manager, coach, officials and supporters after the competition.   
  • remember that the aim of the game is to have fun and

I understand that I may not be able to take part in any Hull School Games fixtures or events:

  • If I do not follow any of the above guidelines

Hull School Games Code of Conduct for Coaches, Teachers and Volunteers

I will:

  • Ensure that the safeguarding of young people is my priority, always considering the health, safety and welfare of the players and participants
  • Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of those taking part
  • Ensure that the young people’s enjoyment is put first
  • Make sure that all arrangements are in place for home matches and competitions, including meeting and greeting the opposition
  • Make sure that I have the right paperwork for the event including medical information
  • Be a positive role model and will have high standards in my appearance and not use bad language
  • Promote the written and unwritten rules allowing safe and fair play at all times
  • Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance.
  • Never exert undue influence over performers to obtain personal benefit or reward.
  • Never condone rule violations, rough play or the use of prohibitive substances.
  • Try to make sure that all young players and participants show respect at all times and will deal with any transgressions in line with school sport and school policies
  • Encourage performers to value their performances and not just results
  • Always respect the referee and thank them, other helpers and opponents after the game
  • Make sure that I praise all competitors from both sides

I will ensure that in line with outstanding safeguarding practice that a member of school staff will be in attendance at Hull School Games events

I understand that I will be unable to spectate at any Hull School Games events or fixtures if I am in breach of any of the above guidelines and will be asked to leave the venue.