News

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

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

Prevalence study into abuse in sport

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

This study, by Edge Hill University, aims to establish the prevalence of abuse and maltreatment experienced by competitive athletes in the UK.

Jul 28 2020

A new lead in a new era

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

Michelle North, new Service Head of the CPSU, talks to us about taking over the leadership of the team during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Jul 01 2020

Supporting parents during the coronavirus pandemic

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Help parents involved in your sport during the coronavirus pandemic with these useful tips. 

May 19 2020

NSPCC warns of Zoom security risks

Topics: Safeguarding children Online safety Type:News article

NSPCC warns the public about the risks of using Zoom as new Zoombombing incidents expose children to indecent material. 

May 15 2020