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Reporting of safeguarding concerns at sports events

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

These reporting-procedure flowcharts offer guidance to organisations hosting sporting events at 5 different levels, from local to international.

Child development report: Safeguarding children within sport and leisure facilities

Topics: Duty of care Research Type: Research

The CPSU commissioned a report in February 2015, 'Summary of child development ages 8-11 years for the purposes of safeguarding children in sport and leisure facilities' from Dr Vicky Lovett from Swansea University.

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.

Preventing abuse of positions of trust within sport

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing defines abuse of trust within a sports context, outlines relevant legislation and highlights recommended best practice.

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.

Involving young people in mixed-aged sport or activity

Topics: Involving young people in mixed-age activities Type: Best practice

This briefing recommends best safeguarding practice for sports organisations that involve participants from mixed age groups.

Supervising children and young people's sport and activities

Topics: Supervision ratio Type: Best practice

This briefing offers guidance on appropriate staffing and supervision ratios of adults to participants when planning and running sports activities.

Understanding the grooming process

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an insight into the ways unsuitable people seek positions working directly with children, in order to groom them for abuse, and how sports organisations can prevent this.

Safeguarding Youth Sport – booklet

Topics: Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Type: Publications

This booklet marks the end of the European project Safeguarding Youth Sport (SYS), managed by the International Centre for Ethics in Sport in close collaboration with 10 partners from 8 EU member states.

Involving young people in consultations

Topics: Involving children and young people Community and school sports Type: Best practice

How involving children and young people in consultations helped Cumbria's CSP analyse its School Games safeguarding practices.