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Sunguarding Sport - Melanoma Fund

Sunguarding Sport - Melanoma Fund

Posted: Thu, 26 May 2022 13:44

A campaign has been launched by the Melanoma Fund called 'Sunguarding Sport' to help individuals, groups and clubs keep safe when in the sun. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK and is caused by overexposure to the sun's UV rays, but the good news this is mainly preventable. As this...

Tags: Children, Safeguarding, Sport, Staysafeoutdoors, Sunguarding, Youngpeople

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...

Tags: NSPCC, childrenandyoungpeople, closetheloopcampaign, coaches, communitygroups, leaders, organisations, positionsoftrustlaw, safeguarding, sportsclubs, volunteers

Safer Places to Play: Protecting your facility and those who use it from those who seek to abuse children and adults.

Safer Places to Play: Protecting your facility and those who use it from those who seek to abuse children and adults.

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 15:59

How do you protect your club, facility or leisure centre from the impact of those who seek to abuse children or Adults at risk?

"A question that must be asked throughout your whole organisation from the very top strategic directors to those operational staff who are engaging with the public on "the shop...

Tags: Children, Lesiurecentres, News, Safeguarding, Youngpeople, clubs, community, groups

Safeguarding children in sport as lockdown eases

Safeguarding children in sport as lockdown eases

Posted: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:30

The Child Protection in Sport Unit is urging sports organisations to remember that whilst following the government guidance on restarting sport during coronavirus, organisations should:

  • not compromise on safeguarding practice to meet coronavirus measures
  • postpone any planned activity until it can be provided...

Tags: Returntoplay, Safeguarding

Safeguarding Adults Week - 16-22 November 2020

Safeguarding Adults Week - 16-22 November 2020

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:35

16-22 November is Safeguarding Adults Week in England, coordinated by ACT.

If you haven't done so already, please sign up to get updates and information about the week.

You can also download the poster to show your commitment.

Themes and Areas of Focus

Every year, Safeguarding Adults Week draws attention...

Tags: SafeGuardingAdultsWeek, safeguarding

Parents in Sport Week 2020

Parents in Sport Week 2020

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:57

For the second year running, the NSPCC is asking parents to make the Sports Parents Promise to help their child have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport.

This year, they have reworded the 3-point promise to better highlight how you can be a great sports parent. You can click each point for advice...

Tags: Parentinsportweek2020, Safeguarding

Help the NSPCC #Close the Loophole

Help the NSPCC #Close the Loophole

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:34

Help the NSPCC #CloseTheLoophole in the law so it's illegal for all adults to engage in sexual activity with any young person under 18 in their care.

It's illegal for teachers, care workers and youth justice workers to have sex with 16 or 17-year-olds in their care. But there's a loophole in the law that...

Tags: News, Safeguarding

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...

Tags: NSPCC, safeguarding

Looking for bespoke training? Speak to team BEDS&LUTON

Looking for bespoke training? Speak to team BEDS&LUTON

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:34

Does your club or organisation have a requirement to provide qualified First Aiders or safeguarding certificates? If so, then team BEDS&LUTON can help you facilitate this.

We provide regular opportunities for individuals from clubs and charities to continually develop, but we can also offer bespoke...

Tags: Club Development, clubs, courses, development, first aid, news, safeguarding, teamBEDS&LUTON, training

NSPCC launch #ShareAware campaign

NSPCC launch #ShareAware campaign

Posted: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:55

The NSPCC last week launched a brand new online safety campaign - #ShareAware.

The campaign aims to keep children safe online. Social media guides and guides for parents including top tips have been produced to help parents feel more informed when starting conversations about online safety.

To find out...

Tags: Coach Development, Coaching, Safeguarding