News

New Standards launched to protect Scottish children in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

The new Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport, developed by sportscotland and Children 1st who aim to enable sports organisations to adopt best practice, values and behaviour in this critical area for children.

Dec 08 2017

We welcome new team members

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We welcome Cerri Dando and Denise Richards to the team. Find out about our new members of staff and their roles within the CPSU.

Nov 29 2017

How we supported Anti-bullying Week 2017

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Online safety Type:News article

Anti-bullying Week, coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, took place 13 - 17 November this year with a theme of "All different, all equal". Find out how we supported the campaign online. 

Nov 22 2017

Government agrees to close loophole

Topics: Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type:News article

The Government has agreed to close a loophole in the law that allows sports coaches and youth workers to have sex with 16 and 17-year-old children in their care. 

Nov 17 2017

Childline re-launches its Zipit app

Topics: Safeguarding children Online safety Type:News article

Childline has re-launched its Zipit app. The app aims to empower young people to defuse difficult and potentially damaging conversations.

Nov 08 2017

Have your say about our newsletter

Topics: Working with our partners Type:News article

We're reviewing our e-newsletter. Take the survey to help us make improvements and deliver a newsletter you can't wait to read. 

Nov 08 2017

Government consultation on Working together guidance

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

Summary of proposed changes to England's statutory safeguarding guidance, Working together to safeguard children, and new regulations.

Nov 06 2017

IOC launches safeguarding toolkit

Topics: International sport Elite athletes Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:News article

The International Olympic Committee launches a toolkit for national and international sports bodies to develop athlete safeguarding policies and procedures.

Nov 03 2017

UK Coaching Awards 2017

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Disability sport Type:News article

UK Coaching announces 2017 coaching awards finalists. The awards will be held at the Honourable Artillery Company, London on 30 November. 

Oct 31 2017

A day in the life of a School Games safeguarding lead

Topics: Community and school sports Type:News article

We take a look at the safeguarding responsibilities of a lead safeguarding officer at the 2017 School Games. 

Oct 18 2017