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Sport Safeguarding Partnership 2016-2021 Strategic plan

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Safeguarding framework Type: Publications

Sport Safeguarding Partnership's Strategic plan, looks at how the group aims to safeguard children in sport over the next five years. 

Sports Safeguarding Children Initiative report

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Publications

The midterm report of the Sports Safeguarding Children Initiative (SSCI) identifies the achievements that the sports sector has made since the initial 2010 Call to Action. The report also highlights new challenges and future priorities for action.

Sport England - Uniting the Movement

Topics: Safeguarding standards Involving children and young people Type: Publications

Sport England - Uniting the Movement. A 10-year strategy, launched in 2021 with a vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.

Club or activity poster - Who can I speak to about a concern?

Topics: Safeguarding standards Community and school sports Duty of care Type: Publications

Download these free posters to help you signpost everyone within your organisation to who they can talk to if they have a concern.

Young athletes' perceptions on promoting positive parental behaviour in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Research Type: Research

In order to address a gap in the research into promoting positive parental behaviours in youth sport, Brunel University has interviewed a group of young athletes about their perceptions of the subject.

Child development report: Safeguarding children within sport and leisure facilities

Topics: Duty of care Research Type: Research

The CPSU commissioned a report in February 2015, 'Summary of child development ages 8-11 years for the purposes of safeguarding children in sport and leisure facilities' from Dr Vicky Lovett from Swansea University.

Child exploitation risks at major sporting events

Topics: Research Type: Research

Although a huge amount of work goes into safeguarding young athletes, children outside of sport are also potentially at risk during major sporting events. Here, Professor Celia Brackenridge talks about research into this issue.

Children and young people in sport – getting help

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Research

This report, which is part of the UEFA Children's Foundation charity award project, focusses on how young people in sport view ‘help’, and how the NSPCC service Childline can be there for them.

Children and young people's worries in sport – an NSPCC report

Topics: Involving children and young people Research Type: Research

This report, which is part of the UEFA Children's Foundation charity award project, focussed on the worries young people involved in sport might have.

The experiences of children participating in organised sport in the UK

Topics: Research Type: Research

May 2011. The University of Edinburgh/NSPCC Centre for UK-wide Learning in Child Protection (CLiCP) carried out a three year research study of young adults' childhood experiences of emotional harm, body image, self harm, sexual harm and physical harm in organised sport. Three published reports provide a headline summary, a longer overview and the full in-depth research findings.