Charter Status

FA Charter Standard



Swalwell Juniors FC is fully committed to the FA Charter Standard as part of the duty of care we offer all our players. The FA Charter Standard Clubs programme, was launched in February 2001 and is a core component of The FA Football Development programme.

The programme is aimed at all clubs outside the Football League and Premier League, and ensures that the club meets FA standards for the benefit of players, parents and children.

To retain our Charter Standard status the club must meet certain critera, which are detailed below:

Qualifying Criteria

The FA, in conjunction with various bodies, has drawn up the following set of criteria for clubs wishing to reach Charter Standard:

  • A written constitution
  • FA CRB checked volunteers and officials
  • All managers to have minimum of FA Level 1 Coaching Course
  • Commitment to attend in-service training
  • Everyone to sign up to, accept and promote Codes of Conduct
  • Commitment to provide Mini-Soccer opportunities for Under 10′s
  • Commitment to promote schools liaison and equal opportunities for all

For support and advice regarding FA Charter Standard for the club please contact the Welfare Officer or the Chairman. Click here to contact Swalwell Juniors FC.

If you would like further information regarding Charter Standards from the FA please contact Andy Brown (Football Development Officer – Club Development) on 0191 3872928, email andrew.brown@durhamfa.com or click here for details on the FA website.

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