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Find out about the opportunities on offer across the county to enable you to become active everyday, find a recreational activity or a new sport
WASP support Coaches, Clubs, Schools and organisations by offering a comprehensive programme of courses and workshops
We work with our local partners to provide opportunities for all adults to be more physically active, whatever your age or ability
Here you will find full details of our School Games programme and Primary Sports Premium support page, along with School Staff CPD and Satellite Clubs
Workforce
WASP works with and supports coaches, clubs and organisations across the county to be able to provide the best environment for people to take part in physical activity
Active Workplace aims to support employers and employees to create a workplace culture and environment that encourages the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle
We work with Wiltshire Council, Swindon Borough Council and national disability organisations enabling Disabled people to be more physically active
Health  Wellbeing
Physical activity has a wide range of health benefits for mind and body - click here to find out more

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Latest News

Speak Out, Stay Safe - Our Speak out Stay safe programme, offered at no cost to schools, will ensure all children aged 5-11 learn this essential safeguarding information in a lively, interactive and memorable way. By the end of our visit we know pupils feel empowered and can speak out and stay safe.  www.nspcc.org.uk/services-and-resources/working-with-schools/speak-out-stay-safe-service/

NSPCC Helpline – Parents , carers and members of the public can contact the NSPCC helpline whenever they’re worried about a child by calling 0808 800 5000, emailing help@nspcc.org.uk, texting 88858* or contacting us online at nspcc.org.uk/ helpline. The helpline is free, available 24/7 and calls can be made anonymously. This service can also be used for general advice and guidance

Need-to-Know Guides - Further information on a range of issues can be accessed through a series of guides. These include leaving children home alone, holding babies safely, and spotting signs of abuse and neglect.

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PANTS – The Underwear Rule: Talking PANTS teaches children important messages, like their body belongs to them and they should tell an adult if they're upset or worried. Using age appropriate language, PANTS allows parents to have difficult conversations around sexual abuse without even mentioning the word ‘sex’.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/

ShareAware: The internet is a great place for children to be and ShareAware makes it safer. ShareAware provides straightforward, no-nonsense advice to help untangle the web and empowers parents and cares to have conversations with their children about staying safe online and through social media

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware/

NetAware: Net Aware is an online tool that informs parents about the social networks, apps and games that children might be using. We looked at the frequency of inappropriate content, how robust and easy to find the privacy settings are, and why children like using the sites. We regularly update Net Aware with new apps, and parents can sign up to Net Aware newsletters to keep up with digital trends.

www.net-aware.org.uk

NSPCC/O2 Online Safety Helpline: This helpline provides practical, technical advice including parental controls on electronic devices, adjusting privacy settings, understanding social networks, and information about online gaming. 0808 800 5002

A great guide is also available here with action pints for teachers and parents.

 

Courses and Events

Wed Jan 23 @12:30AM - 05:30PM
Boys Basketball School Games
Thu Jan 24 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Power of an Active School
Tue Jan 29 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Emergency First Response in Swindon
Tue Feb 05 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Safeguarding & Protecting Children in Trowbridge - FULLY BOOKED
Tue Mar 05 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Safeguarding & Protecting Children in Trowbridge
Wed Mar 06 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Safeguarding & Protecting Children in Swindon

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