News

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

The NSPCC relaunches its Close the Loophole campaign

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

At present only certain roles are considered a position of trust, which leaves many 16 or 17 year olds vulnerable to abuse. Sign up to support the NSPCC in the relaunch of its campaign to Close the Loophole and prevent child sexual abuse. 

Nov 15 2018

Keep up the good work

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We need you to keep working with parents as a priority in your sport, even after Parents in Sport Week has been and gone. Take a look at what you can do and what others have done to develop better relationships with parents. 

Oct 12 2018

You can now listen to safeguarding in sport guidance online

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We've launched our first podcast and want to tell you about this exciting new format for sharing safeguarding in sport knowledge. 

Oct 05 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

Child safeguarding practice review and relevant agency regulations 2018

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type:Legislation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released guidance specifically for sports organisations highlighting the new aspects of Working together to safeguard children which may have implications for them.

Sep 06 2018

Recognising the signs of young athletes at risk of suicide

Topics: Elite athletes Safeguarding children Type:News article

With the recent death of a talented elite young athlete, we have updated our guidance and reminding sports of the signs and indicators of potential suicide.

Aug 02 2018

A tribute to Serena Morten

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Serena Morten, Volleyball England's safeguarding lead, has passed away. Find out more about her safeguarding in sport achievements.

Jul 18 2018

Revised guidance: Working together to safeguard children 2018

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

The Department for Education (DfE) has revised statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard children in England.

Jul 18 2018

What's new for May and June

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

We've uploaded new guidance on LGBT+, Parents in Sport Week 2018 and Start to talk campaign. Find out what else is new to the website this month. 

Jun 04 2018