This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.
See our anti-bullying guide for more information and advice on how to help create a safe environment for every child.
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.
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.
This document contains guidance on how safeguarding concerns can be scaled using thresholds, enabling for the concern to be properly dealt with.
A Risk-assessment template to be adapted by organisations to be used after an incident or safeguarding concern has occurred.
This briefing offers guidance on appropriate staffing and supervision ratios of adults to participants when planning and running sports activities.
In this podcast, we talk with former professional footballer Paul Stewart about the impact that childhood abuse has had on him and how to create a safer culture in sport.
This briefing has been developed to help anyone planning to work with children and young people in drop-in activities.