HTCFC COVID-19 POLICY - COACHING

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HTCFC COVID-19 POLICY: Holiday Courses

HTCFC COVID-19 POLICY: Coaching Clinics

HTCFC COVID-19 POLICY: School Clubs

 

 

 

 

HTCFC COVID-19 Policy – Holiday Courses

This Policy was last updated on 17/09/2020.

 

Booking

  • Bookings can be made online at https://www.northhertsarena.co.uk/holiday-courses or by email to info@htcfc.co.uk where we will check availability for you and send you bank details for payment.

  • Due to limited numbers payment must be made in advance either online through PayPal/credit card or by bank transfer once we have confirmed availability. We are unable to accept cash at this time or any payments over the phone.

  • We are currently required to keep children in the same group for the entirety of each course, in groups of no more than 15. Therefore at this stage we can only accept full 3-day week bookings.

  • If your child is coming with a friend or sibling of similar age and wishes to be grouped with them, please let us know when booking and we will endeavour to keep them together, however please be aware that due to the restricted numbers this may not always be possible.

  • Bookings will close 24 hours before the club starts in order for us to make the necessary arrangements and predetermine the separate groups.

 

General

  • Please do not attend the holiday course if your child or anyone in your household is displaying symptoms of Covid-19. Where possible a temperature check each day before the course is advised and children with a high temperature must not attend the course.

  • We ask that you please explain to your children the importance of social distancing before they attend the course.

 

On the day

Arrival:

  • Children will need to bring a packed lunch, water bottle, sun cream and a waterproof in a labelled bag/backpack.

  • We ask that any snacks or food included in the lunch can be opened by your child unaided to aid us in social distancing.

  • Siblings must have separate bags, lunch boxes, water bottles and sun cream as they may be in separate groups and will not be able to cross over to others.

  • On arrival please turn right into the carpark and park on this side.

  • A queuing system has been put in place on the pathway which starts from the bollard in front of the green door in the middle of the building, and leads round to the side gate at the left of the building.

  • Please observe social distancing measures set out.

  • Where possible only one parent/guardian should be present at drop-off.

  • Hand sanitiser will be available at the gate to the pitch and your child will be asked to use this when they arrive before they are taken to their designated area (and routinely throughout the day).

  • Arrival times will be staggered per group so please ensure you arrive at your allocated time to ensure social distancing can be fully observed and children are able to go straight to their groups (you will receive an email with your allocated times on the Monday before the course starts).

During the course:

  • Children will be split into predetermined groups of 15 maximum, as per the current guidelines and will have the same coaches allocated to them for the entirety of the course.

  • Each group will have their own pitch or area allocated to them and their own allocated break out area for arrival & break times.

  • Groups will not be able to mix with other groups at any time.

  • Toilet breaks will be supervised and on a one in, one out type basis. Each group will have their own allocated toilets for the entirety of the course.

  • Equipment will be cleaned prior to the start of each day of the course and at the end of each activity.

  • Children will be asked to sanitise their hands regularly and before and after toilet & lunch breaks.

  • Separate areas will be designated in the stands for each group to eat their lunch in.

  • Unfortunately we will not be able to hold our usual presentation at the end of each course; however children will still receive a goody bag which will be prepared safely following all guidelines.

Departure

  • Only one parent/guardian should be present for collection where possible.

  • Please follow the same procedure and queuing system as arrival when collecting your child(ren) & observe social distancing.

  • Please arrive at your allocated time to ensure social distancing can be fully observed.

 

Other

  • In the event of any first aid required, the designated first aider will wear PPE whilst treating.

  • Any medicines required during the day should be supplied in a clearly labelled plastic bag with instructions.

 

If a child presents with symptoms during the day:

  • The child will be taken to a specified area and the parents called to collect.

  • Any child who shows symptoms should be tested as soon as possible and remain at home until test results are received.

  • Parents/guardians of children on the same course will be advised of a possible case and if a case is confirmed, this will be reported to Public Health England and we will follow their advice.

 

HTCFC COVID-19 Policy – Coaching Clinics, Clubs & Courses

This Policy was last updated on 17/09/2020.

 

Booking

  • Bookings should be made online at https://www.northhertsarena.co.uk/book-online-coaching-clinics or if this is not possible by email to info@htcfc.co.uk where we will check availability for you and send you bank details for payment.

  • Due to limited numbers payment must be made in advance either online through PayPal/credit card or by bank transfer once we have confirmed availability. We are unable to accept cash at this time or any payments over the phone.

  • We are currently required to keep children in the same group for the entirety of each club, course or clinic, in “bubbles” of no more than 15. Where possible we will run more than one bubble per club, but this will depend on demand, space available and staffing.

  • If your child would like to be grouped with a friend or sibling of similar age, please let us know when booking and we will endeavour to keep them together, however please be aware that due to the restricted numbers this may not always be possible.

  • Bookings will close 24 hours before the course starts.

 

General

  • Please do not attend the club if your child or anyone in your household is displaying symptoms of Covid-19. Where possible a temperature check each day before the club is advised and children with a high temperature must not attend the course.

  • We ask that you please explain to your children the importance of social distancing before they attend the club.

Arrival

  • On arrival please turn right into the carpark and park on this side.

  • The normal entrance is closed and there are no indoor facilities available at this time apart from toilets located at the rear entrance.

  • A queuing system has been put in place on the pathway which starts from the bollard in front of the green door in the middle of the building, and leads round to the side gate at the left of the building.

  • Please observe social distancing measures set out.

  • Where possible only one parent/guardian should be present at drop-off.

  • Hand sanitiser will be available at the gate to the pitch and your child will be asked to use this when they arrive

  • Please bring your own equipment where required (e.g. goalie gloves) as we are unable to loan or share equipment at this time

During the course:

  • Children will be kept in their bubble of max. 15 through the entirety of the course

  • Unfortunately we cannot accept spectators so we ask parents to drop off at the side gate and either wait in their cars in the carpark, or leave the facility and come back at collection time.

Departure:

  • Only one parent/guardian should be present for collection where possible.

  • Please follow the same procedure and queuing system as arrival when collecting your child(ren) & observe social distancing.

Other

  • In the event of any first aid required, the designated first aider will wear PPE whilst treating.

If a child presents with symptoms during the course:

  • The child will be taken to a specified area and the parents called to collect.

  • Any child who shows symptoms should be tested as soon as possible and remain at home until test results are received.

  • Parents/guardians of children on the same course will be advised of a possible case and if a case is confirmed, this will be reported to Public Health England and we will follow their advice.

HTCFC COVID-19 Policy – School Clubs

This Policy was last updated on 04/09/2020.

 

Booking

  • Bookings should be made online at https://www.northhertsarena.co.uk/after-school-clubs or if this is not possible by email to info@htcfc.co.uk where we will check availability for you and send you bank details for payment.

  • Due to limited numbers payment must be made in advance either online through PayPal/credit card or by bank transfer once we have confirmed availability. We are unable to accept cash at this time or any payments over the phone.

  • We are currently required to keep children in the same group for the entirety of each club, in “bubbles” of no more than 15. Where possible we will run more than one bubble per club, but this will depend on demand, space available and staffing.

  • If your child would like to be grouped with a friend or sibling of similar age, please let us know when booking and we will endeavour to keep them together, however please be aware that due to the restricted numbers this may not always be possible.

  • Bookings will close 24 hours before the club starts.

 

General

  • Please do not attend the club if your child or anyone in your household is displaying symptoms of Covid-19. Where possible a temperature check each day before the club is advised and children with a high temperature must not attend the course.

  • We ask that you please explain to your children the importance of social distancing before they attend the club.

  • Arrival: Children should meet at Reception where our coach(es) will be waiting.

  • Departure: Please follow the school’s procedures for collecting your child.

  • In the event of any first aid required, the designated first aider will wear PPE whilst treating.

 

If a child presents with symptoms during the club:

  • The child will be taken to a specified area and the parents called to collect.

  • Any child who shows symptoms should be tested as soon as possible and remain at home until test results are received.

  • Parents/guardians of children on the same club will be advised of a possible case and if a case is confirmed, this will be reported to Public Health England and we will follow their advice.

 
 
 

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