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5 questions to ask your child's sports club

Topics: Parents in sport Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

This flyer has been designed to encourage parents to ask the right questions when choosing a club for their child. 

Safeguarding in martial arts

Topics: Duty of care Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Thousands of children take part in martial arts – and its popularity is expanding at an incredible rate. So it's critical to get safeguarding and child protection right.

Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Standards providing a framework for everyone involved in sport to help them create a safe sporting environment for children and young people and protect them from harm.

Sample safeguarding / child protection policy statement

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

A policy statement makes it clear to staff, parents and children what you and your organisation will do to keep children safe.

Safeguarding implementation plan template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Forms

This template should accompany your safeguarding policy and be used to address areas in need of development and build upon strengths.

Reporting safeguarding concerns in the FA

Topics: Anti-bullying Deaf and disabled children Safeguarding standards Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Videos

The FA has produced a video detailing the reporting process for anyone worried about a child in youth football.

A Code for Sports Governance

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

October 2016. UK Sport and Sport England published a new Code for Sports Governance. Its policies and processes cover the crucial safeguarding elements needed for a well-run organisation.

Self-Assessment Tool

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

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

An introduction to the CPSU

Topics: Safeguarding standards Safeguarding framework Duty of care Type: Videos

This short film introduces the work of the CPSU team and how we can support sports organisations to safeguard children and young people attending and participating in sport.

Club welfare officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Forms

Use this sample job description as a template to assist you when recruiting for a club welfare officer role.