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5 questions to ask your child's sports club

Topics: Parents in sport Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

This flyer has been designed to educate and encourage parents to ask the right questions when choosing a club for their child. Share with parents in your local area to make sure they're informed of the important safeguarding measures that should be in place at every sports club.

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.

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: Best practice

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

Lead safeguarding officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

This template provides a sample job description for a lead safeguarding officer role in the context of protecting children in sport.

Regional/county safeguarding officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

A sample job description for a regional or county safeguarding officer role, which you can use as a template when recruiting.