As an organisation, P.U.M.A. takes safeguarding very seriously. There is a dedicated syllabus for children and a comprehensive safeguarding code of conduct.
The designated safeguarding lead for P.U.M.A. is Ms Louise Reeve, IV Degree. Ms Reeve is a CPD certified safeguarding trainer and DSL level 3. Her specialist areas include teaching children with special educational needs (SEN) and theraputic teaching.
Ms Reeve can be contacted on 07866 723631, or through the P.U.M.A. website.
More information about the P.U.M.A. safeguarding code of conduct. The page also has a link to details of the key contacts for the safeguarding team.
Like other schools and instructors in the P.U.M.A. family, Mr Cooper has been awarded the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts mark.
The code has been developed in consultation with Sport England, and demonstrates a Martial Arts club's commitment to upholding their duty of care to the community and young people, and that they have reached and effectively maintained good safeguarding standards.
More information about the code can be found at the Sport England safeguarding site.