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Safe summer of sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Community and school sports Elite athletes International sport Disability sport Type: News article

Guidance to assist organisations with their safeguarding arrangements for sports events or activities with children and young people. It includes: safe events, self-assessment, athlete wellbeing, and inclusion of deaf and disabled children.

Aug 19 2016

Safeguarding lead officers learn more about autism

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

Our June 2016 Safeguarding Lead Officer Support Forum hosted a workshop by Autism R Us - experts through experience, to help equip sports organisations to effectively include young people with a range of challenging conditions.

Aug 18 2016

Childline talks to young people about sport

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

Childline talk to young people about sport through Facebook and YouTube. Covering the benefits of getting active, building confidence in your ability and tackling homophobia, racism and other issues.

Aug 16 2016

Sport England releases School Games report

Topics: Community and school sports Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

Sport England's review of the School Games concludes that they're well placed to make a strong contribution to the new strategy, ‘Towards an active nation’.

Aug 11 2016

Athlete wellbeing prioritised for Rio Games

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

On 21 July, ahead of Rio 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the implementation of a new procedure for participants to report any incident of harassment or abuse to the IOC Welfare Officer.

Aug 04 2016

Active Norfolk are training for the future

Topics: Safeguarding children Community and school sports Working with our partners Type: News article

Active Norfolk tells us about their delivery of the multi-sport Time to Listen (TTL) training, and their plans to provide further support to welfare officers in their area.

Jun 13 2016

Government launches sports strategy

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

During 2015, the CPSU contributed to the public consultation for the recently launched 'Sporting future: A new strategy for an active nature'. And we'll also be contributing to the strategy in 2016.

Feb 08 2016

Wales' young ambassadors

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

We hear from Laura Whapham, CPSU Wales Development Officer, regarding the involvement of Sport Wales Young Ambassadors attending our CPSU Wales Safeguarding Standards panels for the first time.

Feb 08 2016

Club Matters – supporting your sports club

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

Club Matters is Sport England's one-stop shop for sports clubs. It provides free, convenient, practical resources to help develop and sustain sports clubs.

Feb 08 2016

Tackling mental health in and through sport

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

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation was developed with the support of mental health charity Mind. The CPSU was one of the first organisations to sign up to commit to action.

Dec 17 2015