Sample codes of conduct for parents, children and staff

Last updated: 12 Mar 2024 Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Involving children and young people Safe recruitment

We've developed these sample codes of conduct for you to download and adapt for your own use.

They can help you to promote positive behaviour and manage poor behaviour in your sport. 

Each code has been written with the intended audience in mind using age and role appropriate language and examples. 


Sample code of conduct for children and young people (PDF)

Sample code of conduct for parents and carers (PDF)

Sample code of conduct for staff (PDF)

Further information

  • for more advice and resources on working with parents, see our topic pages on Parents in sport
  • if you're a sports parent, take a look at our dedicated Parents’ hub