News

Listen to our podcasts on DBS checks in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

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

Feb 08 2019

Help the NSPCC to Close the Loophole

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's campaign to close this loophole.

Jan 21 2019

New study could be ground-breaking in tackling concussion

Topics: Elite athletes Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type:News article

A concussion study being carried out by the University of Birmingham hopes to develop new technology to detect concussion on the pitch to prevent harm to athletes. 

Jan 17 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

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