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A new Code for Sports Governance published

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

On 31 October 2016, UK Sport and Sport England published a new Code for Sports Governance. Its policies and processes cover the crucial safeguarding elements needed for a well-run organisation.

Dec 12 2016

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

Handling allegations of abuse and safeguarding children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

We have all the information and safeguarding tools you need to help you keep children safe in sport and manage allegations of abuse.

Dec 02 2016

NSPCC launches football hotline for sexual abuse victims

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Dedicated helpline, launched with support of the FA as more footballers speak up about sexual abuse in the game, receives 860 calls in its first week.

Dec 01 2016

CPSU wins global safeguarding award

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

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit was honoured to receive the UNICEF Safeguarding in Sport Award at this year’s Beyond Sport Summit.

Oct 27 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

Outcomes of the 2016 CPSU conference and Sport England strategy themes

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

This year has been a time of considerable change in terms of the focus of sport strategy and in the profile of safeguarding children and young people in and through sport.

Oct 07 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

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