Code of Conduct and Safeguarding

Code of Conduct

Ipswich-East Suffolk Hockey Club has adopted the Code of Ethics and Behaviour as set out by England Hockey, for further details please follow the link provided.

Code of Ethics and Behaviour


We are committed in our roles and responsibilities to safeguarding and follow the guidelines as set out by England Hockey.

Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey
Reporting Procedures

In the event of any child protection or safeguarding concerns, please contact our Welfare Officer, John Reid by email to You can also contact the Junior Head Coach or Club Chairman.

Safe Hockey

The club is also operating in alignment with the England Hockey ‘Safe Hockey’ initiative. Members are to be advised of their responsibilities at the start of the 2021-22 season. Meanwhile, the generic information provided by EH is set out from the following link:

The club committee have reviewed this and updated our policies accordingly. Please find some important information here we would like to share with you regarding Safe Hockey. This graphic was sent to all club members and a simplified version sent to our Junior Section.

We stress that Safe Hockey is dependent on everyone involved taking some responsibility for their actions and we ask you all to read the information carefully please and to ensure you follow the guidance at ALL times.