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Stop bullying in sport – Z-card

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Best practice

An anti-bullying Z-card (fold-out leaflet) produced by Sport Nottinghamshire for children and young people involved in sport.

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.

Yorkshire RFU's silent Sundays

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Best practice

Yorkshire RFU came up with an unusual – and effective – way to address the problem of coaches and spectators shouting during games.

Safeguarding at events - weather considerations

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing outlines the issues arising from bad weather conditions prior to and during an event, which assist in your decision-making.

Responding to information about possible risks to children

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

Guidance to help sports clubs and organisations risk assess any safeguarding concerns around the membership of people with criminal records. This briefing paper highlights what needs to be done to ensure decisions made are fair and safe.

Example Safeguarding Risk Assessment Procedure

Topics: Case management Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

An example of a safeguarding risk assessment procedure from Basketball England.

Example DBS Risk Assessment

Topics: Case management Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

An example of a DBS risk assessment from Basketball England.

RFU guidance on obtaining best evidence from children

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

This guidance from the RFU provides advice about how to support a child witness giving evidence during disciplinary hearings.

Sample accessible player registration form

Topics: Duty of care Type: Forms

Sample form for sports organisations. A good-practice example developed by the Specialist Speech and Language Therapy Serivce, Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust.

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.