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

Have your say about our newsletter

Topics: Working with our partners Type:News article

We're reviewing our e-newsletter. Take the survey to help us make improvements and deliver a newsletter you can't wait to read. 

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

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

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

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

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