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Responding to reports of non-recent historic abuse in sport

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

This guidance advises sports organisations on the types of procedures they should have in place to respond to reports of non-recent historic abuse in sport. 

Pool lifeguards and DBS eligibility

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing outlines a consistent approach to decisions about the eligibility of pool lifeguards for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

Staying safe online – social media policy best-practice example

Topics: Anti-bullying Online safety Photographing children Type: Best practice

This display poster provides a good example of how to highlight the key points of a social media policy to participants and spectators. 

Additional vulnerability and support planning

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet helps sports to consider the safeguarding measures required for young people with additional vulnerabilities and support needs.

Inclusive coaching

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet supports staff, coaches and volunteers within sport to consider how to include deaf and disabled children within their activities. 

Learning disabilities and intellectual impairments

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet outlines what a learning disability or intellectual impairment is and how this affects the individual when processing and making sense of information.

Personal care responsibilities for disabled athletes

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet helps sports to consider personal care responsibilities for disabled young athletes.

Sport, disability and vulnerability

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance for sports clubs and organisations on how to have a person-centred approach to disability.

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 sexually harmful behaviour in children and young people and recommends ways in which to address worrying behaviour.

Getting children and young people involved

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

Listening to and engaging with children and young people participating in your club or activity can have positive benefits for your club.