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Parents in Sport Week is just around the corner

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

Are you ready for Parents in Sport Week 2020? Find out how the campaign has changed this year in light of Coronavirus. 

Sep 16 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

Pressure on government to Close the Loophole

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

An NSPCC campaign to stop children being preyed upon as soon as they turn 16 has triggered a review of the Sexual Offences Act. Sign up to support the NSPCC's campaign to close this loophole.

Jul 16 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

We’re backing human rights declaration

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

The CPSU has signed up to the Declaration on Sport and Human Rights, joining major sports bodies from Northern Ireland and beyond.

Feb 11 2020

Coaching Professional Standards

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

The Professional Standards for Coaching developed by CIMSPA and UK Coaching to provide a level of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of coaches. 

May 09 2019

Stay sun safe this summer

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

A campaign to help sports coaches and outdoor activity leaders to safeguard children taking part in their activities and events during warm weather. 

May 08 2019

CPSU Director Anne Tiivas awarded OBE

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

The Director of the NSPCC’s CPSU has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to safeguarding children and young people.

Nov 16 2018

Help parents support their child in sport

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

In preparation for Parents in Sport Week, we pulled together some key messages you can use at any time to help parents enhance their involvement in their child’s sporting lives. 

Oct 01 2018

3 reasons why involving parents can benefit your sports club

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

Parents play such an important role in supporting their child's participation in sport. See the 3 reasons why involving parents is beneficial for your sport. 

Sep 24 2018
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