Safeguarding Media and Resource Library

View our latest webinars, podcasts, presentations from the RYA and lists of additional resources from external partners available now in our Safeguarding Media and Resource Library

RYA Media Library

Ann Craft Trust Podcast - ACT talks to the RYA Safeguarding Team about their plans for the future

Ann Craft Trust Safeguarding Adults - Everything you need to know webinar

Ann Craft Trust Safeguarding Adults - Everything you need to know webinar Slides

Protecting Vulnerable Groups Disclosures Information and Guidance Webinar

AccessNI Disclosures Information and Guidance Webinar

DBS Disclosures Information and Guidance Webinar

NSPCC Racism and Safeguarding in Sport Webinar PP Slides with Inneke Houtenbos


Child Protection in Sport Unit:

Online safety for sport

My Magic Sports Kit

Understanding sexual offending and the grooming and entrapment process

Eating disorders and disordered eating in sport

Safeguarding LGBT+ young people in sport

Steering clear of indecent images of children

Empowering young people to speak out about bullying

Listening to the voices of young people in sports organisations

Young people in positions of trust in sport

Sharing information in child protection cases


Ann Craft Trust:

A Video Introduction for Safeguarding Adults in Sport

What is Safeguarding Video

Safeguarding Matters Podcasts



Working Together to Safeguard Children Legislation 2018

Working Together to Safeguard Children: Statutory Framework

The Care Act 2014

The Human Rights Act 1998

Children Act 1989

The Mental Capacity Act

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Sexual Offences Act 2003

Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Data Protection Act 2018

Unlock - Independent Charity for People with Criminal Records

Safeguarding Children Resource Library

Child Protection in Sport Unit:

Responding to Information About Possible Risks to Children

Promoting positive parental involvement – PowerPoint template

Safe sport events, activities and competitions

Safe Sport Events Management Tool

Safeguarding support toolkit

Remote teaching and coaching

Virtual events and competitions for children

Protecting children from grooming and sexual abuse

Guidance on child protection records retention and storage

Safe use of changing facilities

Duty of care in sport

Addressing self-harming behaviour

Addressing suicidal thoughts and feelings

Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation

Over protective parents

Homophobic and transphobic bullying in youth sport

Responding to reports of non-recent abuse in sport

Learning disabilities and intellectual impairments

Sport, disability and vulnerability

Recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people

Getting children and young people involved

Physical contact and young people in sport

Preventing abuse of positions of trust within sport

Managing challenging behaviour

Guidelines on transporting a child in your car

Safeguarding Adults Resource Library

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Covid19

Ann Craft Trust:

Look closer to help spot exploitation and abuse

Child sex abuse - resources for survivors and parents

A guide to Safeguarding Adults

Photography Guidance for Adults

Guide to Common Conditions

Directory of Useful Contacts and Organisations

Safeguarding Adults at Risk Key Legislation and Government Initiatives

Organisation Evaluation and Action Plan for Safeguarding Adults at Risk

Safe Recruitment Process

Tips for Writing and Implementing a Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedure Document

Creating a Process to Respond, Record, Report and Refer

Capacity - Guidance to making Decisions

Types of Harm

Who might Abuse Adults

Making Safeguarding Personal

Why Have Different Policies and Proceedures for Safeguarding Children and Adults

Six Principles of Adult Safeguarding

Why your Organisation Needs a Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures

Safeguarding Adults at Risk Definitions

Terminology and Acronyms

Find your Nearest Safeguarding Adults Board

Club Resources

If you are a child or an adult who is worried or needs information and support, the What to do if you're Worried Pages can help.