National Governing Body of Sport Safeguarding Leads – To find who the safeguarding lead for your sport is please click here.
Sport and Recreation Alliance Resources – The Sport and Recreation Alliance is the umbrella organisation for the governing and representative bodies of sport and recreation in the UK and represents 320 members – organisations like The FA, the Rugby Football Union, UK Athletics, the Ramblers, British Rowing and the Exercise, Movement and Dance Partnership.
They have put together guidance to provide sports clubs with an in-depth understanding of the elements of safeguarding.
UK Coaching – UK Coaching is the UK’s technical agency for coaching, established as a charity more than 30 years ago to promote for the public benefit the education of sports coaches, youth and community sports leaders, physical education teachers and other people engaged in the teaching and encouragement of sporting skills in the fields of physiology, biomechanics, psychology, sociology, philosophy and other sports-related subjects.
Disclosure and Barring Service – replaces Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) & Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) DBS helpline: 03000 200 190
CIMSPA Professional Standards for Safeguarding & Protecting Children
Youth Sport Trust Youth Voice Toolkit
Pride Sports – Including Young LGBT People in Sport (A Guide)
Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts – recognises clubs or providers in England who have reached and maintain excellent safeguarding standards. Governing bodies, associations, organisations, franchisers and activity deliverers can work towards attaining recognition along with clubs and individual instructors, coaches and teachers outside of a club structure.
Safeguarding training opportunities for staff & volunteers:
Ann Craft Trust – Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Courses – including E-Learning Courses, Open Training Events and bespoke training options
NSPCC Safeguarding in Sport – online training offering an introduction to more advanced face-to-face safeguarding training
CPSU – courses and events – held across the UK
Time to Listen – Safeguarding training for Club Welfare officers. Courses are delivered via the Sports National Governing Body or Active Sussex.
Child Sexual Exploitation in Sport – explores how child sexual exploitation can go unrecognised and how it affects young people, parents and coaches. Provided by Educare in partnership with NWG funded by Sport England and does have a CPD.