safeguarding

Playing outdoors safely

Being outdoors and enjoying the natural environment is a key part of Woodcraft Folk but we need to do it safely and look after everybody's wellbeing. This web area has been set up to help Woodcraft Folk groups do outdoor activities safely.

Staying Safe - New Group Guidance Sheet

This guidance forms part of the New Group Journey resource.

You can download the information as a word document in the attachment below, or download the whole pack from the new group journey summary page. 

Bitesize Staying Safe training plan

This training session is an introduction to safeguarding for group leaders and helpers. 

By the end of the session, new volunteers will:

New Leader Training write up

Please, find attached an example write up of a new leader training weekend.

The training event included sessions on:

  • Games
  • Singing
  • Putting the aims and principles into practice
  • History of Woodcraft Folk
  • Safeguarding
  • Risk assessment
  • Impact and outcomes for children and young people
  • Programme planning

In the report you will find a series of useful website links.

New online training module

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Over recent months Woodcraft Folk have been piloting new ways to support local volunteers to engage with training. Today we are launching a series of new onlne introductory modules for new leaders and new groups - New Group Journey. The online module brings together everything leaders need to know to get started and looks at the following topics:

New online training module

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Over recent months Woodcraft Folk have been piloting new ways to support local volunteers to engage with training. Today we are launching a series of new onlne introductory modules for new leaders and new groups - New Group Journey. The online module brings together everything leaders need to know to get started and looks at the following topics:

Safeguarding: training activities

Below are activities to help you and your District think about safeguarding. The first document is a complete training session, including safeguarding scenarios to consider. The second is a different set of safeguarding scenarios, along with questions to ask such as what your District's current practice is in this situation.

Safeguarding: responding to concerns

Safeguarding our members is very important to Woodcraft Folk, and there are many useful documents to help us work safely and respond well to any concerns. Below is the information you need to act on safeguarding concerns in your group or District.

Please do not hesitate to contact safeguarding@woodcraft.org.uk for advice and support

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