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Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people engaged in sporting activities across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Safe Sport - Safe opportunities for taking part is important for all and essential when providing opportunities for young people and vulnerable adults.

Do you feel safe?

As a young person involved in sport you have a right to:

  • Be treated fairly
  • Enjoy your sport

Not happy about something?

There should be someone at your School or Club you can talk to. If not, speak to an adult you trust who will help you.

Remember say...No to bullying, speak out!

You can expect your Coach to:

  • Be organised and on time
  • Treat you with respect
  • Support and encourage you
  • Never use bad language

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SAFE Sport and Physical Activity

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people engaged in sporting activities across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. 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, 2002).
  • 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 Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
  • 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.

For more information please contact:

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS)

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS)

Address
SportPark, Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF
Telephone
01509 564888
Website
http://lrsport.org

Partners

  • Rutland County Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Melton Borough Council
    County Sport Network
    Equality Standard
  • Loughborough University
    Harborough District Council
    East Midlands Platform
    QUEST
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Age UK L&R
    Blaby District Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Leicester City Council
  • British Heart Foundation
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Safeguarding
    Sport England

Partners

  • Melton Borough Council
    Harborough District Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Age UK L&R
  • QUEST
    Loughborough University
  • Rutland County Council
    Safeguarding
  • British Heart Foundation
    Blaby District Council
  • Leicester City Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Equality Standard
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • County Sport Network