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

Childline re-launches their Zipit app

Topics: Safeguarding children Online safety Type:News article

Childline have re-launched their Zipit app for young people. The app aims to empower young people to defuse difficult and potentially damaging conversations.

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 new safeguarding toolkit

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

The International Olympic Committee launch toolkit for International Sports Federations and National Olympic Committees to develop athlete safeguarding policies and procedures.

Nov 03 2017

World Mental Health Day 2017

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

World Mental Health Day takes place Tuesday 10 October this year with a theme of 'mental health in the workplace'. 

Oct 13 2017

Young swimmers thank parents for their support

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

Young swimmers share their experiences of parental support in a video to promote CPSU Parents in Sport week 2017.

Oct 05 2017

Teaching young people to 'Run, Hide and Tell'

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

Run, Hide and Tell. The NSPCC are one of the supporting partners of a new campaign advising young people how to react in the unlikely event they are caught in a gun, knife or terror attack.  

Sep 28 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

How safe are our children? 2017 conference round-up

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

A round-up of the 5th NSPCC How safe are our children? conference, which, for the first time in the event's history, saw safeguarding in sport on the agenda.

Jun 27 2017

CSPs provide a hub for safeguarding

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

Two County Sports Partnerships tell us about recent work promoting safeguarding, and providing information, guidance and signposting to partners across their areas.

May 19 2017