News

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

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

Parents in Sport Week success

Topics: Community and school sports Type:News article

We take a look at how Parents in Sport Week 2017 went and hear from some of the sports organisations who got involved and engaged parents in their sport. 

Oct 09 2017

Organise a safe sports event this summer

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.

Jul 28 2017

Volleyball England celebrates young people's achievements

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

We find out about the 4 young winners at Volleyball England's annual awards and the reasons behind their nominations.

May 30 2017

RFU: meet your ‘Inner Warrior’

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

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has launched ‘Meet Your Inner Warrior’, a campaign aimed at encouraging more women and girls to take up contact rugby.

Apr 10 2017

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

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
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