Sport and recreation sector guidance that's designed to support sports organisations' understanding of regulated activity and how to define supervision in their unique environments.
This online tool will help you to ensure that you meet the safeguarding responsibilities for your sports event, from playing in a local park up to representing their country.
This briefing defines abuse of trust within a sports context, outlines relevant legislation and highlights recommended best practice.
This briefing paper outlines the role on Access NI and the service that they offer to sports organisations undertaking safer recruitment checks.
A good-practice example in which a CSP looks at the quality assurance of Sportivate project delivery, as well as supporting the dedicated coaches / facilitators involved in the programme.
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.
This briefing highlights things that should be considered when taking children and young people away on trips – such as travel, ratios and insurance – and also best safeguarding practice for when acting as a host family.
In order to address a gap in the research into promoting positive parental behaviours in youth sport, Brunel University has interviewed a group of young athletes about their perceptions of the subject.
How do you respond to bullying on the pitch? This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.
Although a huge amount of work goes into safeguarding young athletes, children outside of sport are also potentially at risk during major sporting events. Here, Professor Celia Brackenridge talks about research into this issue.