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Disability Sport Wales – Coaches' code of conduct

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Duty of care Type: Policies

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a coaches code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.

Disability Sport Wales – Parents' code of conduct

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Policies

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a parents, carers/guardians code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.

International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC)

Topics: Safe recruitment Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

The International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC), developed by ACPO and CEOP, is a criminal records check for UK nationals or non-UK nationals previously resident in the UK, seeking to work with children overseas.

Missing children and young people at sports events: procedure and flow chart

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

A sample missing children at sports events procedure from the NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit.

Sample anti-bullying policy

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Policies

See our anti-bullying guide for more information and advice on how to help create a safe environment for every child. 

Sample mental health and wellbeing statement

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Policies

You can adapt this mental health and wellbeing sample statement to support your sports organisation's existing safeguarding policies and to demonstrate your commitment to protecting young people’s mental health and wellbeing. 

5 questions to ask your child's sports club

Topics: Parents in sport Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

This poster has been designed to encourage parents to ask the right questions when choosing a club for their child. 

5 top tips for working with parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This A4 poster has been designed to reach out to coaches and clubs with top tips on how to get started when it comes to involving parents in sport. 

Child Abuse & Neglect – The International Journal

Topics: Research Type: Publications

This publication, supported by professionals and specialists, provides guidance regarding children’s safety within everyday life.

A Code for Sports Governance

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

Dec 2021 Revised. UK Sport and Sport England have published a new Code for Sports Governance. Its policies and processes cover the crucial safeguarding elements needed for a well-run organisation.