Code of Conduct for Junior Members (under 18)

All Junior Members of this Cricket Club will:

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person within the context of cricket
  • Treat everyone equally and not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief
  • Not condone, or allow to go unchallenged, any form of discrimination if witnessed
  • Display high standards of behaviour
  • Promote the positive aspects of cricket, for example fair play
  • Encourage all participants to learn the laws and rules and play within them, always respecting the decisions of match officials
  • Actively discourage unfair play, rule violations and arguing with match officials
  • Recognise good performance not just match results
  • Have the well-being and safety of children put above the development of performance
  • Have activities provided which are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual
  • Have their opinions when decisions are made about their participation in cricket
  • Be safe in the knowledge that the ECB guidelines set out in the “Safe Hands – Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children” and any other relevant guidelines issued are being followed
  • Report any concerns in relation to a child, following reporting procedures laid down by the ECB


 Jan 2017