Check and Challenge Tool

Last updated: 16 Mar 2022 Topics: Safeguarding standards Community and school sports

This simple-to-use checklist has been developed to support organisations using external providers to offer sport and physical activity delivery for children and young people.

It can be used to clarify safeguarding arrangements and help ensure that young participants are safe and looked after while involved in these activities.

Author: NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit
Published: 2022


  • accountability
  • supervision and recruitment
  • induction
  • duty of care
  • managing allegations and concerns
  • evaluation
Download the tool (PDF)