Introduction to safeguarding

On these pages, we explain why safeguarding is so important.

We also provide the tools and other resources to help you and your organisation keep children safe.

What is safeguarding?

Every child has the right to be safe. Find out what safeguarding is and what's expected of organisations.

Learn about the basics

How do I keep children safe?

You'll find lots of useful resources on this website to help you get started.

Play your part

Why should I engage with safeguarding children?

Keep sport safe and fun.

See why it matters

Child abuse in a sports setting

A closer look at the different types of child abuse and some signs to look out for in the sporting environment. 

Know what to look for