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Sport, disability and vulnerability

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance for sports clubs and organisations on how to have a person-centred approach to disability.

Safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport checklist

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Forms

This checklist is designed to help sports to support deaf and disabled athletes participating in activities within their setting.

School Games festival (level 3) – safe event planning

Topics: Trips, events and travel Community and school sports Type: Forms

This flowchart has been developed to support safe event planning for level-3 School Games. The information is intended to complement the detailed guidance, Safe sports events, activities and competitions (SSE).

Young people in positions of trust in sport

Topics: Safe recruitment Involving children and young people Type: Webinars

A CPSU webinar looking at young people in positions of trust in sport and the move from participant to a formal role. 

Children and young people in sport – getting help

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Research

This report, which is part of the UEFA Children's Foundation charity award project, focusses on how young people in sport view ‘help’, and how the NSPCC service Childline can be there for them.

Children and young people's worries in sport – an NSPCC report

Topics: Involving children and young people Research Type: Research

This report, which is part of the UEFA Children's Foundation charity award project, focussed on the worries young people involved in sport might have.

Safe sport events, activities and competitions

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Tools

This resource will help you to meet the safeguarding responsibilities for your event and to promote the wellbeing of all the young participants, volunteers and officials.

Mental health and wellbeing interventions in sport

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Research

Research, published by Sport Northern Ireland, supporting the role that sports can play in promoting mental health and wellbeing for athletes and within local communities.

Getting children and young people involved

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

Listening to and engaging with children and young people participating in your club or activity can have positive benefits for your club.

NSPCC helpline posters for sports venues

Topics: Case management Safe use of changing facilities Community and school sports Type: Publications

Download a free NSPCC poster that's especially designed for sports clubs and leisure centres to highlight how you can contact the NSPCC helpline if you have concerns.