Parents & Carers

What are the benefits of my child using Orange Box?

Orange Box is a young person’s centre offering a range of opportunities and activities in the arts, media, cooking, sports, and enterprise. It also is a safe haven for young people who enjoy more recreational activities such as pool and table tennis.

Will my son/daughter be safe at Orange Box?

Orange Box is a friendly, relaxed, and safe environment for young people to have fun and explore new opportunities. The centre has a clear health and safety policy which was drawn up in line with Calderdale Council’s health and safety policies and procedures. Orange Box staff and volunteers constantly strive to ensure the wellbeing and happiness of the young people who use the facilities. Having a clear equal opportunities policy on the protected definitions defined within the Equality Act 2010, all staff are trained to safeguard members against harm, harassment, and abuse, whilst ensuring members comply with Orange Box’s Rules of Behaviour. Orange Box does not tolerate bullying, bad language, fighting, underage drinking, smoking, or drug use.

All equipment at Orange Box is properly maintained and is kept in a good state of repair. Staff will always be equipped with hand-held radios, to call for immediate emergency assistance in the unlikely event of an accident.

Are there any parental controls on Internet Access?

Safeguards and supervision are in place to ensure young people are unable to access inappropriate material on the Internet.

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