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Over protective parents

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.

5 questions to ask your child's sports club

Topics: Parents in sport Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

This poster has been designed to encourage parents to ask the right questions when choosing a club for their child. 

5 top tips for working with parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This A4 poster has been designed to reach out to coaches and clubs with top tips on how to get started when it comes to involving parents in sport. 

What to look for in a sports club – a charter for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

Parents can use this leaflet to help choose the right club or activity for their child. It lists the safeguards that sports bodies should have in place to keep children safe.

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport helps sports organisations to maintain safeguarding standards and embed safeguarding practices.

Parents workshops – best practice example

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Best practice

Use this model for parents workshops from Welsh Gymnastics to set-up regular meetings with parents and develop better relationships. 

DBS checks in sport – guidance leaflets

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Publications

These leaflets, developed by the Disclosure and Barring Service, offer guidance to the sports sector on the eligibility of different roles based on levels of responsibility. 

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. 

Sports case-data collection template

Topics: Case management Type: Forms

The case data collection tool aims to help NGBs capture case data in a consistent way to provide a sports-wide picture of safeguarding case challenges and emerging themes.

Self-declaration form

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.