Alan Holy/trading as "Boppa the Clown"

and working as a Clown Doctor

Child Safe Environment Policy

Commitment to the safety of children and young people

I am committed to providing a safe environment to all children and young people. My policy complies with the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017, the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 and aligns with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.

I value and respect children and young people and welcome them regardless of their abilities, sex, gender, or social economic or cultural background. Bullying and harassment won’t be tolerated.

Scope of policy

This policy applies to all business and activities undertaken by me trading as an Actor/Entertainer, clown and Clown Doctor.

Communication

This child safe policy and related documents are available to children, young people and their families on my website.

I encourage and respect the views of children and young people and involve them in decision making as appropriate.  I provide clear age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate explanations to children and young people including their right to safety, their right to be listened to and that they can provide feedback or make a complaint if they have a concern or ask their parent/guardian to do this on their behalf. I will listen to and act upon any complaints or concerns that a child or young person raises with me.

Code of Conduct

Caring for children and young people brings additional responsibilities for myself. I am responsible for promoting and protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people by:

I must not: