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Keeping children safe in education 2023 updates

Topics: Safeguarding children

The Department for Education have updated their 'keeping children safe in education' guidance, leaving important implications for sport.

Jun 28 2023

In conversation with a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Topics: Safeguarding children

We talked about how the LADO role plays an integral part in safeguarding children in sport. 

Jun 07 2023

Play Their Way resource hub launched

Topics: Safeguarding children

Children’s Coaching Collaborative (CCC) have launched their Play Their Way resource hub to transform children's coaching.

May 23 2023

New concussion guidance: 'If in doubt, sit them out'

Topics: Safeguarding children

New concussion guidance ‘if in doubt, sit them out’ recommends participants be immediately removed from play and not return for at least 24 hours. 

May 02 2023

Can you lend sport a hand?

Topics: Safeguarding children

The NSPCC has partnered with The Big Help Out to encourage more volunteers to support our work in sport to help make sport safer for all young people.

Mar 24 2023

Our new marketing partnership

Topics: Safeguarding children

We have partnered with The Safeguarding Company to reach our shared audiences with new content and expert safeguarding advice and resources.

Feb 28 2023

NSPCC launches safer sports events e-learning

Topics: Safeguarding children

This NSPCC e-learning course helps your organisation to understand your role and responsibilities to prepare and protect young people during sport events.

Jan 19 2023

The Whyte Review

Topics: Safeguarding children

The final report of the Whyte Review into mistreatment within gymnastics. 

Jan 16 2023

Listen Up, Speak Up – inspiring everyone to play their part in preventing abuse

Topics: Safeguarding children

The NSPCC has launched its new campaign, Listen Up, Speak Up, to raise public awareness of what we can all do to help the half a million children in the UK who suffer abuse or neglect each year.  

Jan 10 2023

Concerns of a rise in domestic abuse during the World Cup

Topics: Safeguarding children

NSPCC has warned of an increase in domestic abuse during the World Cup after recording those concerns about children reported to the Helpline spiked by a third during the previous tournament.

Nov 18 2022