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Missing children and young people at sports events: procedure and flow chart

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

A sample missing children at sports events procedure from the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit.

Sample anti-bullying policy

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Policies

See our anti-bullying guide for more information and advice on how to help create a safe environment for every child. 

Sample mental health and wellbeing statement

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Policies

You can adapt this mental health and wellbeing sample statement to support your sports organisation's existing safeguarding policies and to demonstrate your commitment to protecting young people’s mental health and wellbeing. 

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. 

Child Abuse & Neglect – The International Journal

Topics: Research Type: Publications

This publication, supported by professionals and specialists, provides guidance regarding children’s safety within everyday life.

A Code for Sports Governance

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

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.

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. 

Duty of Care in sport review

Topics: Duty of care Type: Publications

This report, published in April 2017, followed a review of the Duty of Care that sport has towards participants. The review was led by Baraness Tannie Grey-Thompson. 

Guide to undertaking safeguarding investigations

Topics: Case management Type: Publications

A practical guide to carrying out safeguarding investigations from Sport Resolutions.