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Learning from the Sheldon report - what next?

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Following the publication of the Sheldon report into non-recent child sexual abuse in football, the sports sector will be looking at what learning we can take from the report and its recommendations. 

Apr 08 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and safeguarding in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Keep up-to-date here with the latest information and resources about coronavirus and safeguarding in sport.

Mar 31 2021

A tribute to Tony Green

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

The CPSU is sad to announce that Tony Green, Lead Safeguarding Officer for British Waterski and Wakeboard, died last week after a period of illness.

Mar 23 2021

The Sheldon Report into non-recent child sexual abuse in football is published

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Commissioned by The FA, this report follows an independent review into allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse in football.

Mar 17 2021

Success for Close the Loophole campaigners

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

The CPSU has welcomed the news that the Positions of Trust law is being extended to include sports coaches.

Mar 09 2021

Safeguarding children in sport as lockdown eases

Topics: Safeguarding children Safer recruitment Type:News article

As sports start to return to face-to-face coaching and navigate new coronavirus measures, reviews and the maintenance of safeguarding procedures is vital. 

Mar 05 2021

Supporting your child to return to sport after lockdown

Topics: Safeguarding children Elite athletes Type:News article

If your child has worries about returning to sport after the national lockdown, we've got some advice on how you can support them. 

Mar 05 2021

Sport England – Uniting the Movement

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

Sport England has launched a 10-year strategy, Uniting the Movement, with a vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.

Jan 27 2021

We've pledged our support for international safeguards

Topics: International sport Type:News article

The CPSU has pledged our ongoing support for the International Safeguards for Children in Sport.

Jan 25 2021

Working together guidance – December 2020 update

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

The Working together to safeguard children guidance has been updated to include guidance on contextual safeguarding, mental health, domestic violence and more. 

Dec 18 2020