Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page highlights what you need to know about internet usage, social media, cyberbullying and more.
Safeguarding guidance for sports organisations and clubs on online teaching and coaching to help them stay in touch with teams and club members during the coronavirus pandemic.
This NSPCC report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the four nations in the UK for 2020.
You can use these scenarios with staff and volunteers in your sport to identify any gaps in knowledge when dealing with online safety concerns.
This sample policy gives organisations an idea of the types of safeguards they should outline to protect children and young people online.
Advice for activators and coaches on running virtual events or competitions for children. This briefing paper outlines your safeguarding responsibilities and how to mitigate any risks associated with using digital platforms.
Sample statement for sports clubs to help make children and parents aware of their policies on acceptable behaviour on the internet and social media.
In this podcast, we explore the how sports organisations can keep children and young people safe whilst participating in virtual sport and physical activity.
This 2013 NSPCC report describes the experiences of 11-12 year olds on social networking sites. It also looks at roles that parents, social network providers and regulation can play to protect them.