Organising safe sporting events – a briefing for schools

Last updated: 12 Jun 2017 Topics: Community and school sports Trips, events and travel
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This briefing (PDF), developed by the NSPCC, provides guidance on key considerations for schools hosting a sporting event, to ensure children and young people are properly safeguarded. 

Author: NSPCC Knowledge and Information Services
Published: 2017


  • schools hosting a sporting event
  • visiting other premises for a sporting event
  • using external coaches for sporting activities
  • using volunteers as coaches
  • community and club use of the school sports facilities