Child Safeguarding Resources

The NSPCC has launched  a collection of online films- ‘Play Sport Stay Safe’. The films are free to view on the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit website.

For information on Child Protection in Sport see the NSPCC CPSU website here

Resources on the CPSU website that may be of interest include the following;

  • Keeping safe online webinar – click here
  • Safe use of changing rooms- click here
  • Sport Parent EU resources- click here
  • Childline videos- click here


  • Tackling bullying in sport – There are a number of things that sports clubs can do to address bullying behaviour, such as developing codes of conduct and an anti-bullying policy.  CANI have adopted British Canoeing Safeguarding policies and a copy of the antibullying policy (SPC-P3) and codes of conduct can be viewed on the British Canoeing website here
  • Homophobic bullying in youth sport- the briefing offers advice on tackling bullying behaviour towards LGBT young people here
  • Anti-bullying activities– a number of different 20 minute activities to help coaches/volunteers approach the topic of bullying behaviour with children and young people here
  • The Northern Ireland Anti-bullying Forum– defines bullying as usually repeated behaviour that intentionally hurts, harms or adversely affects the rights and needs of another or others. Click here