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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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and safeguarding in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Keep up-to-date here with the latest information and resources about coronavirus and safeguarding in sport.

Jan 08 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

Highlights from Parents in Sport Week 2020

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Parents in Sport Week 2020 has drawn to a close and we'd like to say a big thank you.

Nov 03 2020

New guidance on keeping children safe in out-of-school settings

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Department for Education guidance for providers, parents and carers on keeping children safe in out-of-school settings, including sports training.

Oct 22 2020

Keeping children safe in education updates

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:Legislation

The Department for Education has updated its Keeping children safe in education statutory guidance for schools and colleges.

Oct 06 2020

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

Safeguarding children in sport as lockdown eases

Topics: Safeguarding children Safer recruitment Type:News article

As sports start to return to face-to-face coaching and navigate new coronavirus measures, reviews and the maintenance of safeguarding procedures is vital. 

Aug 26 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