News

What's new this month

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

We've uploaded new guidance on making fair membership decisions and responding to reports of non-recent abuse. Find out what else is new to the website this month. 

Apr 13 2018

Is this sexual abuse? report

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

New research from the NSPCC explores how professionals can support young people who have experienced peer sexual abuse by analysing the concerns being raised through Helpline and Childline.

Apr 10 2018

We've launched Parents in Sport Week 2018

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

Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 - 7 October 2018. Take a look at the aims we've set out for this year's campaign and what we'll be asking you to do to help us achieve them. 

Feb 21 2018

Keeping children safe in the digital world

Topics: Safeguarding children Online safety Type:News article

We take a look at the great resources provided by the UK Safer Internet Centre that help you to keep children safe online in 2018.

Feb 16 2018

Indecent images of children and young people

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

This campaign is targeting 18 to 24-year-olds, informing them that viewing, sharing, making and distributing indecent images of under-18s is illegal and encouraging them to report such content.

Feb 06 2018

New Standards launched to protect Scottish children in sport

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

The new Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport encourage sports organisations to adopt best practice for children in Scotland.

Dec 08 2017

How we supported Anti-bullying Week 2017

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Online safety Type:News article

Anti-bullying Week took place 13-17 November this year with a theme of "All different, all equal". Find out how we supported the campaign. 

Nov 22 2017

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

IOC launches safeguarding toolkit

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

The International Olympic Committee launches a toolkit for national and international sports bodies to develop athlete safeguarding policies and procedures.

Nov 03 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