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DBS checks in sport – guidance leaflets

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Publications

These leaflets, developed by the Disclosure and Barring Service, offer guidance to the sports sector on the eligibility of different roles based on levels of responsibility. 

Sample codes of conduct for parents, children and staff

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Involving children and young people Safe recruitment Type: Policies

Sports organisations can download, print and use these sample codes of conduct to let parents, children and staff know what's expected of them as part of their involvement. 

Sports case-data collection template

Topics: Case management Type: Forms

The case data collection tool aims to help NGBs capture case data in a consistent way to provide a sports-wide picture of safeguarding case challenges and emerging themes.

Self-declaration form

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Forms

Self-declaration can be part of an organisation's safer recruitment process, it can provide additional information that a DBS check will not.

Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Standards providing a framework for everyone involved in sport to help them create a safe sporting environment for children and young people and protect them from harm.

Keeping safe online

Topics: Online safety Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Webinars

In this webinar we looked at what sports organisations can do to safeguard both young people and themselves while interacting with members online. 

Photography and filming consent form

Topics: Photographing children Type: Forms

A template that sports organisations can use to create their own photography and filming consent form.

Safe use of changing facilities

Topics: Safe use of changing facilities Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on how to safeguard children and young people when they are using changing facilities, and includes recommended levels of adult supervision and examples of changing room policies.

Homophobic and transphobic bullying in youth sport

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Best practice

This briefing provides a definition of homophobic and transphobic bullying, statistics and recommendations for how to prevent and respond to incidents.

How safe are our children? 2018

Topics: Online safety Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Research Duty of care Type: Research

This NSPCC report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the four nations in the UK for 2018.