Clubmark

Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross-sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs.

Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs.

It stands for:

  • Higher standards of welfare, equity, coaching and management in community sports clubs
  • Making sure the nation’s sports club infrastructure is safer, stronger and more successful

It shows that a club provides the right environment which ensures the welfare of members and encourages everyone to enjoy sport and stay involved throughout their lives.

An accredited club is recognised as a safe, rewarding and fulfilling place for participants of all ages as well as helping parents and carers know that they’re choosing the right club for their young people.

Clubmark is now administered using an online portal via the Sport England Club Matters website. Upon registering your club for Clubmark, you will be assigned a Table Tennis England Assessor who will support you through the process. The guidance notes and templates below are designed to help your club through the accreditation step by step. Please be advised that the below templates are for guidance and it is not mandatory to use all templates if you already have existing examples.

You can register your club for Clubmark by clicking here

For more information, you can watch this video, or refer to the documents in the four sections below.

Resources

Step by step guide to starting your Clubmark application
Sport England Clubmark online user guide
A Comprehensive Guide to Completing Clubmark

Section 1 – playing programme

Template 1 – Coaching Schedule
Template 2 – Competitions Entered
Template 3 – List of Club Coaches
Template 4 – Lead Coach Role Description
Template 5 – Assistant Coach Role Description
Template 6 – Welfare Officer Role Outline
Template 7 – Code of Practice – Officials and Volunteers
Template 7a – Code of Conduct for Coaches

Section 2 – Duty of care and welfare

Document 1 – TTE Safeguarding Guidelines
Template 8 – Health and Safety Policy Template
Template 9 – Risk Assessment Form
Template 10 – Incident Form
Template 10a – Incident Guidelines
Template 10b – First Aid
Template 11 – Child Protection Policy
Template 11a – Attendance Register
Template 12 -Sample Club Complaints Procedure
Template 13 – Sample Incident Form (Safegurading)
Template 13a – Code of practice for parents or carers
Template 13b – Code of practice for members
Template 14 – Child Protection Training Record

Section 3 – Knowing your club and community

Template 15 – Equity Policy
Template 15a – Developing a Volunteer Action Plan – V1
Template 15b – Equity in your Coaching
Template 15c – Equity Action Plan
Template 15d – School – Club Links Agreement
Template 15e – Club Partnership Agreement
Template 16 – Clubs newsletter template

Section 4 – Club management

Template 17 – Example Constitution
Template 19 – Club Development template

Template 18 currently under review

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