Active Oxfordshire is committed to making sport and physical activity the safest place possible for all participants. In this section you will find plenty of safeguarding guidance and advice, as well as further information about safeguarding procedures. At the bottom of this section, see our online safeguarding workshop held as part of our Healthy Active Children conference.
UPDATED LEGISLATION - Preventing abuse in positions of trust in sport
This Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) guidance defines abuse of positions of trust within a sports context, and outlines the updated legislation passed in response to the success of NSPCC's Close the loophole campaign.
The paper discusses the positive impact that those in position of trust can have on young people, and highlights recommended best practice for sports clubs, activities and organisations.