Safeguarding

Forza Karate Club (FKC) acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. FKC are committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and local authority requirements.

Forza Karate Club are affiliated to the English Karate Federation (EKF) via our association Frontier Karate Association.

As part of our safeguarding policy, FKC will:

  • Promote and prioritise the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
  • Ensure that everyone understands their roles and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and is provided with appropriate learning opportunities to recognise, identify, and respond to signs of abuse, neglect and other safeguarding concerns relating to children and young people.
  • Ensure appropriate action is taken in the event of incidents/concerns of abuse and support provided to the individual/s who raise or disclose the concern/ensure that confidential, detailed, and accurate records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored.

Safeguarding Team

Lead Safeguarding Officer

[email protected]

If you have any concerns at all in regards to the welfare or safeguarding of any child please contact the designated Safeguarding Team or the Chief Instructor and they will guide you.


Safeguarding Documents

FKC Safeguarding Policy – Children (2023)

FKC Safeguarding Policy – Adults (2023)

FKC Safeguarding Statement

FKC Safe Practice Policy

FKC Safeguarding Flowchart – Children

FKC Safeguarding Flowchart – Adults

FKC Code of Conduct – Students

FKC Code of Conduct – Parents / Carers

FKC Code of Conduct – Instructors / Coaches / Volunteers

Local Safeguarding Children’s Board


Havering Safeguarding

Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) – 01708 433222

Out of hours/weekends – 01708 433999​


Rochford Safeguarding

Call Essex County Council Adult Social Care on 0345 603 7630 (Out of office hours – 0345 606 1212)

Call RDC’s Safeguarding Officer on 01702 546 366


Basildon Safeguarding

Essex County Council Children and Families Hub – 0345 603 7627


Southend Safeguarding

 MASH Mon to Thurs: 9am to 5.30pm

Friday: 9am to 4.30pm

 01702 215007
 Emergency Duty Team  Out of hours, 365 days a year  0345 606 1212
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