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A journey to better safeguarding with the LTA

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we talk to the LTA about how they’ve developed and delivered on their last safeguarding strategy and what improvements it’s made to the experiences of young athletes in their sport.

Online safety: Training scenarios

Topics: Online safety Type: Video & audio

You can use these scenarios with staff and volunteers in your sport to identify any gaps in knowledge when dealing with online safety concerns. 

Recruiting coaches and other staff from overseas

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing offers information and guidance on safeguarding considerations and recruitment processes that should be put in place when recruiting staff from overseas.

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.

Sample online safety and social media policy

Topics: Online safety Type: Policies

This sample policy gives organisations an idea of the types of safeguards they should outline to protect children and young people online.

International safeguards for children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

These safeguards outline what should be put in place by any organisation providing sports activities to children and young people.

Event safeguarding checklist

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Forms

A planning checklist for sports organisations to ensure they meet all their safeguarding requirements when running events and activities for children and young people.

Virtual events and competitions for children

Topics: Trips, events and travel Online safety Type: Best practice

Advice for activators and coaches on running virtual events or competitions for children. This briefing paper outlines your safeguarding responsibilities and how to mitigate any risks associated with using digital platforms.

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. 

Accident-reporting form

Topics: Duty of care Case management Type: Forms

An accident-reporting form template and procedure to be followed by a club or organisation in the event of an accident.