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Keeping Children Safe in Sport - posters published by National Working Group (NWG)

Published: Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Four posters have been created by the NWG, designed to raise awareness of keeping children safe in sport.

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'They look professional'

Just because someone running a club has all the gear and fancy website, it doesn't mean they have a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. Make sure you ask to see theirs before you leave your child with them. 

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'Someone else will have checked'

Don't assume that the person you are leaving your child with at their sports club has been vetted. Make sure you check their credentials.

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'It won't happen to my child'

Child abuse in sport is rare, but it happens. Make sure you are doing all you can to keep your child safe by checking the credentials of staff at their club.

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'I'd know if someone was a threat to my child'

Wrong. You can't tell if someone is a child abuser by the way they look. Make sure you ask the right questions before leaving your child with anyone at a sports club. 

What can I do if I have concerns about a child or vulnerable adult?

If you are concerned about a child, please call Family Connect on 01952 385385 or West Mercia Police on 101. In an emergency, always dial 999.