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Self-Assessment Tools

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Is your organisation doing everything it could be to keep children and young people safe in sport? These online self-assessment tools will help you find out.

Recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an overview of harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people and recommends ways in which to address worrying behaviour.

Sport England - Uniting the Movement

Topics: Safeguarding standards Involving children and young people Type: Publications

Sport England - Uniting the Movement. A 10-year strategy, launched in 2021 with a vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.

International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC)

Topics: Safe recruitment Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

The International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC), developed by ACPO and CEOP, is a criminal records check for UK nationals or non-UK nationals previously resident in the UK, seeking to work with children overseas.

Club or activity poster - Who can I speak to about a concern?

Topics: Safeguarding standards Community and school sports Duty of care Type: Publications

Download these free posters to help you signpost everyone within your organisation to who they can talk to if they have a concern.

Working together to safeguard children

Topics: Case management Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Working together to safeguard children, statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

Managing challenging behaviour

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides practical guidelines for managing challenging behaviour from children and young people in sports activities.

Learning from inquiries about safeguarding practice in sport

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

The briefing on learning from inquiries about safeguarding practice in sport focuses on how to strengthen safeguarding practices in sports organisations by learning from previous reviews.

Physical contact and young people in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.

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.