This sample anti-bullying policy (PDF) developed by NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) provides an example of the procedures that should support sport organisation to ensure they are doing all they can to tackle bullying behaviour.
Sport organisations can use this sample to get an idea of the types of things they should be covering in their policy and use it to create their own.
This animation has been produced to help anyone involved in delivering sport or activities to children and young people.
It shows the difference between child protection and safeguarding in a sports setting and looks in more depth at how children and young people can be further protected beyond their time at training sessions.
We take a closer look at contextual safeguarding and how, by looking at where young people practice skills in their spare time, how they travel to practice or where they go afterwards, we can help to make them even safer.
Webinar recording: Understanding sexual offending and the grooming and entrapment process [NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit]
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has released the recording of the webinar discussing sexual offending and the grooming and entrapment process, looking at what this means for the sporting environment and outlining actions organisations can take to address the risks of child sexual abuse within sport.
Discover how sports coaches can engage, communicate and understand the positive contributions that parents can play in sport. From how best work with parents to, how to involve parents and recognise their involve is a positive factor in their child’s participation in sport, resulting in a positive experience for all involved.
Dr Camilla Knight describes the critical roles that parents play in supporting their children through their sporting journey. This includes the emotional support parents offer as children learn about winning and losing and ensuring they are a positive role model through their behaviour at competitions and when playing sport themselves.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (UK) has developed sample codes of conduct that can be downloaded, printed and used.
These Standards provide a framework for all those involved in sport to help them create a safe sporting environment for children and young people and protect them from harm.
The Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport (PDF) also seek to provide a benchmark to help those involved in sport make informed decisions, and to promote good practice and challenge poor practice.
Self-Assessment Tool of the NSPCC's Child Protection in Sport Unit, in order for organisations to analyse whether they are doing everything to keep children and young people safe in sport.
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has launched a series of podcasts to share safeguarding guidance and best practice. The first 2 episodes have been released as part of Parents in Sport Week 2018, featuring sports parents and discussing how they contribute to their child's sport, the needs children of different age have related to sport, we well as how sport clubs can work with parents to provide them relevant information and support.
Check the link below to access available podcasts.