Sport England’s coronavirus hub has advice, guidance and resources to help the sport and physical activity sector. The hub contains answers to common questions, return to play funds, research to help you support people back into activity, and much more.
National Governing Bodies (NGB)
Your NGB can help give you advice and information which is specific to your sport. If you are not sure about who your governing body is, you can find a list of contacts on the Kent Sport website, or a more detailed list of recognised NGBs on the Sport England website.
Sport England’s Club Matters has a range of tips, downloadable toolkits, ideas and guidance documents on topics such as opening and closing your facilities, emergency financial planning, risk assessments, running your organisation virtually, social distancing, communications and mental health.
The current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has presented new safeguarding challenges for everyone working in the sport and physical activity sector. We’ve collected links and resources to help you manage online interactions and to provide you with some things to consider as face to face activity begins to return.
UK Coaching are offering support to help coaches stay connected, gather knowledge and grow their skills. Take a look at the range of free and subscription resources available from blogs and articles to online webinars and communities of practice.
KCC Public Protection
Criminals, or scammers, are using the coronavirus outbreak as an opportunity to make money. The Kent County Council Public Protection team are keeping a list of the key scams to be aware of.
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector. They have created a digital hub to bring together advice and practical assistance on coronavirus (Covid-19) for organisations in the sector.
Now all students have returned to school for the 2021-22 academic year, Kent Sport has collated guidance, resources and ideas from a number of organisations to support the return to physical education and school sport.