Sport plays a positive role in the lives of many children and young people. As well as the obvious health benefits, they can also gain important social and life skills. That it is why it is important that everyone who provides sport does as much as possible to create and maintain an enjoyable and safe environment.
As a parent or carer you play a very important role in protecting your child and helping them get the best from sport. The information you give them and the example you set can provide them with the knowledge and confidence needed to deal with potentially threatening or abusive situations. It is also important for you to check how a sports club or activity is run. This is your responsibility. Even though the organisation may seem professional, you should not make any assumptions about the way the club or activity is run until you have checked it yourself.
Editor's comments - [ This leaflet, from the DCMS and NSPCC, gives advice to help parents and carers ask the right questions about important child protection measures that the sports providers [clubs and other organisations] should have in place, wherever and whatever your child participates in. ] Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>
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Reference : DCMS. (2007). Helping keep your child safe in sport. London: DCMS
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