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Young people share thoughts on Irish rugby

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

CPSU reports on the youth consultation day held by IRFU on 12 November, where over 80 young rugby players gathered to share their thoughts on the sport.

Dec 12 2016

Looking back at Parents in Sport Week 2016

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

Sports organisations in the UK and Ireland used Parents in Sport Week to underscore the positive, supporting role that parents play in a child’s lifelong involvement in sport. 

Oct 19 2016

CPSU celebrates 2016’s Safeguarding Stars

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

Our safeguarding conference at Wembley on 5 October included a celebration of this year’s Safeguarding Stars – individuals who've been recognised as going the extra mile to promote children’s welfare. 

Oct 10 2016

Safeguarding at the School Games 2016

Topics: Elite athletes Community and school sports Disability sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

September saw another successful School Games take place in Loughborough, supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust (YST). 1600 athletes competed in over 12 sports, with 7 of those sports including disability events. 

Oct 07 2016

Sport NI & NSPCC’s call to action for Parents in Sport Week

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

The NSPCC and Sport Northern Ireland have joined forces with more than 100 sports clubs and governing bodies to promote Parents in Sport Week, running from 3 to 9 October. 

Sep 20 2016

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

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

Journey to the Games

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

With the 2016 School Games only a short time away, three young athletes hoping to represent their sport at this high-level event talk us through their journeys.

Jun 23 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
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