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Sample mental health and wellbeing statement

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Policies

You can adapt this mental health and wellbeing sample statement to support your sports organisation's existing safeguarding policies and to demonstrate your commitment to protecting young people’s mental health and wellbeing. 

Involving young people in mixed aged sport or activity

Topics: Involving young people in mixed-age activities Type: Best practice

This guidance highlights what safeguards you should have in place when involving young people in mixed age activities or sports.

Positions of trust - FAQs about the changes

Topics: Duty of care Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

We have put together a document to answer your frequently asked questions about this change to the law regarding positions of trust. 

Preventing abuse in positions of trust in sport and activity

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This guidance defines abuse of positions of trust within a sport and dance context, and outlines the updated legislation passed in response to the success of NSPCC's Close the loophole campaign.

Safety checklist for overnight trips and international travel

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Forms

An essential safety checklist for sports organisations that are planning trips away overnight and internationally. 

Risk-assessment template for activities

Topics: Trips, events and travel Community and school sports Type: Forms

A risk-assessment template to help you identify the risks and implement appropriate controls to help ensure a safe environment at your activity.

Supporting young athletes with anxiety

Topics: Elite athletes Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

This guidance explores anxiety within a sports context, outlining possible signs and symptoms and what you should do if you suspect that a young person is struggling with an anxiety disorder.

Overnight trips and international travel

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing discusses the additional considerations that you should plan for when going on overnight trips or travelling internationally with children and young people in your sports organisation

Self-declaration forms

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Forms

Self-declaration can be part of an organisation's safer recruitment process, it can provide additional information that a DBS check will not.

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.