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Preventing Abuse in Positions of Trust within Sport - The Loophole has been Closed!

Preventing Abuse in Positions of Trust within Sport - The Loophole has been Closed!

Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 11:49

As a result of the NSPCC's successful 'Close the Loop' Campaign the Position of Trusts Law has been updated and extended to include sports coaches too. This now protects 16 and 17 year olds from potential abuse in sport. The latest paper has been attached which looks at the positive impacts that people...

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Choosing safe summer sports and activities

Choosing safe summer sports and activities

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:37

The summer holidays are just around the corner. If you're thinking of sending your child to a summer sports club, camp or activity, here's some advice and tips on what to look for when choosing somewhere safe.

It's important to choose a club or activity that's right for your child and you. Most clubs...

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Make the Sports Parents Promise

Make the Sports Parents Promise

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 15:51

Ahead of Parents in Sport Week 2019, the NSPCC is asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport.

The Positive Parents Promise is part of our annual awareness raising campaign Parents in Sport Week.

Each year the NSPCC tries to highlight the...

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