Derbyshire Sport
Derbyshire Sport

Child protection

The welfare and well-being of all participants whatever their race, religion, sex, class, sexual orientation, age, disability or special need is a key concern of Derbyshire Sport.

If you have a concern about a child protection issue, please contact one of the following: 
Childrens’ Social Care: ‘Call Derbyshire’: 08456 058058
NSPCC helpline:  0808 800 5000 (free from landlines)
Derbyshire Sport Child Protection Officer: 01773 748907

You can also find useful information on the websites below.

If you require information in another language, or another format such as audio tape, large print or Braille, please call 01773 748907.

The information contained in this section is designed to minimise risks and maximise enjoyment and is relevant to all those taking part but particularly those groups who are most vulnerable.

In the Menu on the left, you will find useful information on the Vetting and Barring System (opens in a new window), Guidance for Coaches, Clubs, Parents and Young People (opens in a new window), a list of guidance notes from the Child Protection in Sport Unit (opens in a new window) and a list of useful Contacts (opens in a new window).

As the lead strategic agency for the Development of Sport and Recreation in Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport is firmly committed to ensuring that all children and vulnerable adults enjoy sport and recreation activities to a high standard and in a safe environment across Derbyshire. Derbyshire Sport has a responsibility to encourage all organisations within the partnership to ensure that effective policies are in place.  

We aim to contribute to safeguarding children and young people by:

  • Meeting the requirements of the Standards for Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport (CPSU)

  • Implementing and demonstrating best safeguarding practice when staff, volunteers or others are providing services, activities and programmes for children and other young people.

  • Working with partners to establish and implement agreed, consistent minimum safeguarding standards for sporting activities across Derbyshire

  • Requiring those individuals or organisations that are funded or commissioned to provide any service for children and young people to effectively address safeguarding requirements.

  • Maximising its influence to promote safeguarding practice and principles within its wider partnership roles and relationships.

    Our Safeguarding Policy is currently under review. We will be publishing a new one in 2015, in partnership with the Child Protection in Sport Unit.

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Contact Us
Contact us on:
01773 748 907

Or email derbyshiresport@

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