News

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

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

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

Organise a safe sports event this summer

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Community and school sports Elite athletes International sport Disability sport Type:News article

Guidance to assist organisations with their safeguarding arrangements for sports events or activities with children and young people. It includes: safe events, self-assessment, athlete wellbeing, and inclusion of deaf and disabled children.

Jul 28 2017

Sport Duty of Care Review – independent report published

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

Recommendations to make sport safer, based on the independent review into the duty of care that sport has towards participants. 

Apr 24 2017

Young people's voices in sport – insights from the UEFA project

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

Three years on from the NSPCC receiving the UEFA Children’s Foundation Award, we look at some of the achievements and learning funded by this project.

Apr 13 2017

Sport NI publishes new research on mental health and wellbeing in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type:Research

New research published by Sport NI supports the role that sport can play in the promotion of mental health and wellbeing in local communities and athletes.

Mar 20 2017

Time to Listen success in the South West

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

Wesport is working alongside six other County Sports Partnerships to co-ordinate Time to Listen training dates across the South West of England. 

Feb 10 2017