Headington Bowls Club
Founded 1924
Green:  Osler Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9BH
Telephone: 01865 761340
Affiliated to Bowls England, Oxfordshire Bowling Association & Bowls Oxfordshire Ladies

Adult Safeguarding and Protection of Children

Headington Bowls Club fully accepts its legal and moral obligations to exercise its duty of care and to protect all children and vulnerable adults participating in its activities and to safeguard their welfare. The club is committed to do this by acknowledging that:

  1. The welfare of the child or vulnerable adult is paramount.
  2. Each person irrespective of age, gender, religion, race or disability has the right from abuse.
  3. Each person has a right to be safe and be treated with respect and dignity.

The Club shall use its best endeavours to ensure that:

  1. All allegations of abuse are taken seriously.
  2. The response to them is swift and appropriate.
  3. The effectiveness of the policy is reviewed annually.
  4. Coaches and other adults have recourse to any allegation made against them.
  5. A responsible person shall be appointed annually as a Child Welfare Officer / Safeguarding Officer, to whom members can address any concerns.


Headington Bowls Club is affiliated to Bowls England, Oxfordshire Bowling Association and Bowls Oxfordshire Ladies.