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Safe sport events, activities and competitions

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Tools

This resource will help you to meet the safeguarding responsibilities for your event and to promote the wellbeing of all the young participants, volunteers and officials.

Self-Assessment Tool

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Is your organisation doing everything it could be to keep children and young people safe in sport? This online self-assessment tool will help you find out.

Tackling SHA and body image in sport

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Type: Tools

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has produced two educational toolkits on the issues of sexual harassment and abuse, and healthy body image in sport.

Sports Safeguarding Framework Self Assessment Tool Quick Start Guide

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

A tool to help you ensure that safeguarding standards are maintained and good practice embedded at all levels.

Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (Scotland)

Topics: Safeguarding standards Athlete wellbeing Type: Tools

The Scottish Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport supports organisations to create a culture of safeguarding and protecting children. 

Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Standards providing a framework for everyone involved in sport to help them create a safe sporting environment for children and young people and protect them from harm.

Adult-child physical contact in sport

Topics: Duty of care Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Video & audio

Dr Melanie Lang (Edge Hill University) has produced a video presentation for sports coach UK on challenging coach anxiety of adult-child touch in sport through a children's rights approach.

Advice on safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Video & audio

A video clip featuring two professionals commenting on a scenario featuring Anna, a young disabled child, involved in a sports activity. They reflect on the difficulties the coach experienced in including Anna in the activities and offer suggestions about a more positive approach to meeting Anna's needs in this context.

Advice to young people from elite athletes

Topics: Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Type: Video & audio

Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games athletes offer advice to sports organisations, clubs and young people involved in sport.

Including deaf and disabled children in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Video & audio

We arranged for a group of disabled young people to meet with GB Wheelchair Basketball player Ade Adepitan. Their discussions of the challenges they've faced should give sports organisations ideas for how to break down barriers and make it easier for young disabled people to get involved in sport.