Safeguarding and Junior Club update

At the AGM last week the Club updated its Safeguarding policies in anticipation of expanding its activities for juniors. Whilst everyone at the Club is responsible for safeguarding of children and adults in need the Club’s Policy Statement and associated polices/procedures including an appended update to the Club’s data protection Privacy Notice can be viewed HERE.

Following the AGM discussion, the Committee has appointed Ben Harte as the Club’s Junior Organiser with a brief to support and develop Junior Chess in Wanstead & Woodford. Coinciding with the start of the school term in September, the Club is pleased to announce, under Ben’s initiative, the restoration of its Junior Club which will meet in the Club Room (Roding) at 5pm on Tuesday early evenings until 7pm. Further details will appear towards the end of the summer.

Parents and guardians who wish to register the interest of their child ahead of the launch and receive future information about the new Junior Club should do so with Club Secretary, Philip, at

Document: WWCC Safeguarding Policy June 2018 AGM (pdf)

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