Advice for Parents

For more information please check out our E-Safety page or contact Louise Allen, E-Safety Co-Ordinator.

O2 and the NSPCC have joined forced to help parents and families in the UK learn how to keep kids safe online. They have launched a free helpline where you can get advice from experts on the following topics:

• Setting up parental controls on your computer or other devices
• Help adjusting privacy settings
• Understanding social networks
• Concerns about online gaming
• App advice
• Online bullying
• Downloading
• Strangers online
• Online addiction
• Paying for extras

Helpline opening times: Monday – Friday: 9am to 7pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 6pm, Bank Holidays: 10am to 4pm
he number for the helpline is 0800 800 5002.

For further information see www.o2.co.uk/nspcc

 

Parent Info is a website for parents, covering all of the issues amplified by the internet. Its newsfeed function enables schools and family-focused organisations to host and share expert advice and information through their own websites.  

Who is behind Parent Info? 

Parent Info is a collaboration between NCA-CEOP and Parent Zone. 

Parent Zone are the experts in digital family life. They provide support and information to parents, children and schools, working globally to help families navigate the internet safely and confidently. 

NCA-CEOP is the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command of the National Crime Agency, reaching over five million children and young people a year through its Thinkuknow education programme and regularly conveys its vital online safety messages to over 145,000 practitioners (such as social workers, teachers and police officers) registered to their network, who cascade these messages directly to children and young people.

The link below is for parents and carers to help children understand, protect and sustain their mental health.

It is important that children are encouraged and supported to look after their mental health every day. This guide offers suggestions for how you can help your child do this. The guide also offers advice for what you can do when things get tough and if you're worried about your child's mental health.

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/make-it-count-guide-for-parents-and-carers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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