Code of Conduct

Our Code of Conduct is based upon mutual respect and tolerance.

The Anderton Centre is about safely having fun, making friends and trying new and positive experiences.

We insist that our code is followed at all times. As an organisation, we are committed to and support anti-bullying campaigns and will not tolerate anti-social practices whenever and wherever they occur. We therefore insist that if any parent/guardian has concerns or is aware of a history of a child being unable to comply with points raised within our Code, then we should be contacted immediately.

We will carefully consider matters and advise on whether we feel the Centre is an appropriate choice with particular references to such considerations as access, successful participation and health and safety.

Please remember that we always reserve the right under our terms and conditions of booking to exclude any child or person after holiday commencement, if their behaviour is incompatible with the general enjoyment and well-being of others. The Anderton Centre fully supports the National Anti-Bullying Campaign and will not tolerate bullying of any nature at our Centre.

Thus for the safety and well-being of all guests, should any guest refuse to adhere to this Code of Behaviour, we reserve the right to decline to accept or cancel any Booking or exclude any guest at any time prior to or during the programme if in our reasonable opinion, the behaviour of that child or person is or may be disruptive, dangerous, annoying, or incompatible with the general enjoyment of other visitors.

Behaviour deemed inappropriate includes, but is not limited to:
1. Bullying (in any form). Bullying can take many forms including (but not restricted to): physical assault – teasing – making threats – name calling – cyberbullying: bullying via mobile phone or online (e.g. email, social networks and instant messenger). It is intended to hurt someone either physically or emotionally often aimed at certain groups, eg because of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Anderton Centre will not accept any behaviour of this type for students or leaders. This behaviour may lead to being asked to leave the Centre.
2. Leaving the site unless accompanied or agreed by a member of Anderton Centre staff.
3. Threatening behaviour, foul, offensive or insulting language to other guests or Anderton Centre staff.
4. Consumption of alcohol.
5. Suspected involvement with illegal drugs.
6. Smoking by any under-age guest.
7. Entering accommodation used by the opposite sex or fostering an inappropriate relationship with another student.
8. Wilfully leaving allocated accommodation blocks, without good reason, after lights out.
9. Theft, vandalism or illegal activities.
10. Inappropriate behaviour.
11. Accessing and/or publishing inappropriate or offensive content on the internet/social media.

In support of our Code of Conduct, we also ask that supervisors, teachers and support staff ensure that guests are polite to all members of staff at all times and promote common courtesies of ‘please’ and ‘thank you’.