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Sport England - Uniting the Movement

Topics: Safeguarding standards Involving children and young people Type: Publications

Sport England - Uniting the Movement. A 10-year strategy, launched in 2021 with a vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.

Club or activity poster - Who can I speak to about a concern?

Topics: Safeguarding standards Community and school sports Duty of care Type: Tools

Download these free posters to help you signpost everyone within your organisation to who they can talk to if they have a concern.

Working together to safeguard children

Topics: Case management Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Working together to safeguard children, statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

Remote teaching and coaching

Topics: Online safety Type: Best practice

Safeguarding guidance for sports organisations and clubs on online teaching and coaching to help them stay in touch with teams and club members during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Managing challenging behaviour

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides practical guidelines for managing challenging behaviour from children and young people in sports activities.

Learning from inquiries about safeguarding practice in sport

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

The briefing on learning from inquiries about safeguarding practice in sport focuses on how to strengthen safeguarding practices in sports organisations by learning from previous reviews.

Physical contact and young people in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.

Sample anti-bullying policy

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Policies

See our anti-bullying guide for more information and advice on how to help create a safe environment for every child. 

Sample codes of conduct for parents, children and staff

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Involving children and young people Safe recruitment Type: Policies

Sports organisations can download, print and use these sample codes of conduct to let parents, children and staff know what's expected of them as part of their involvement. 

A Code for Sports Governance

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

Dec 2021 Revised. UK Sport and Sport England have published a new Code for Sports Governance. Its policies and processes cover the crucial safeguarding elements needed for a well-run organisation.