Grand Western Archery Society is fully committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment for everyone involved in archery. It is our shared responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk and protect them from poor practice, abuse, grooming and bullying.

GWAS has adopted Archery GB’s Safeguarding Policies and Best Practice.

Child Protection Officer

For more information about safeguarding, or to raise a concern, please contact our Child Protection Officer, Paul Burden, at

You can also contact the Archery GB Safeguarding Team
Anne Rook – National Lead Safeguarding Officer: 01952 602792
Karen Hodgkiss – Safeguarding and Governance Officer: 01952 602793
Or email