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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.

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.

Working together to safeguard children

Topics: Case management Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Working together to safeguard children, statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

Managing challenging behaviour

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides practical guidelines for managing challenging behaviour from children and young people in sports activities.

Physical contact and young people in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.

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 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. 

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.

Case management thresholds

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

This document contains guidance on how safeguarding concerns can be scaled using thresholds, enabling for the concern to be properly dealt with. 

Risk-assessment template following an incident or safeguarding concern

Topics: Case management Duty of care Type: Forms

A Risk-assessment template to be adapted by organisations to be used after an incident or safeguarding concern has occurred.