News

Engage and celebrate parents in sport

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

Find out how other sports organisations have positively involved parents and supported the Sport Parents Promise and Parents in Sport Week.  

Aug 08 2019

Help the NSPCC to Close the Loophole

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

A new video calls for all adults working with children to be covered by the law, to stop children being preyed upon as soon as they turn 16. Sign up to support the NSPCC's campaign to close this loophole.

Jun 07 2019

New safeguarding hub for Welsh sports

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

A new safeguarding hub has been set up in Wales to co-ordinate best practice across the sports sector. 

Jun 04 2019

Sports Parents Promise: New name, same promise

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

We've changed the name of our Positive Parents Promise to the Sports Parents Promise to help focus the campaign around sport. 

May 31 2019

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

We’re working with Lidl to invest in local youth sport

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

We're working with Lidl supermarket to help young people take part in and enjoy sport as part of a healthy lifestyle. 

Apr 23 2019

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

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