Useful Links for Parents

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Please see below for useful links for parents:

SCHOOL/EDUCATION INFORMATION:

 

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FAMILY/PARENTING SUPPORT:

 

 

ONLINE SAFETY/DIGITAL LEARNING:

 

 

ONLINE HOT TOPICS (taken from PCLS website, March 2019)

and setting “Ghost Mode” – https://support.snapchat.com/en-GB/a/snap-map-location-settings

 

 

Controlling Apps and Websites

• Advice for parents for many apps and sites – www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/

• Safety and Privacy Settings for Social Media Apps – parentinfo.org/article/setting-safety-and-privacy-settings-for-social-media-apps

• Facebook Safety Advice – www.facebook.com/safety

• Instagram Tips for Parents – help.instagram.com/154475974694511

• Snapchat Safety Centre – www.snapchat.com/safety

•  Twitter Safety and Security – help.twitter.com/en/safety-and-security

• Google Safe Search – support.google.com/websearch/answer/510?hl=en&ref_topic=3378866

• YouTube Restricted Mode – support.google.com/youtube/answer/174084?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

 

Controlling Devices

 

• Advice for parents for many devices – www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/

• iPad and iPhones – Setting up restrictions – https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201304

• Google/ Android – Family Link – safety.google/families/parental-supervision

• Android Tablet – Setting up controls – https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/3175031?hl=en-GB

• Google Play – Parental guide – https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/6209547?hl=en-GB&ref_topic=3364260

• Xbox – Setting up parental controls – https://support.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-360/security/xbox-live-parental-control

• Playstation – Setting up parental controls – https://www.playstation.com/en-gb/get-help/help-library/my-account/parental-controls/ps4-parental-controls/

• Microsoft Windows – Family Safety – https://account.microsoft.com/family/

• Nintendo Switch – Parental controls – https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Nintendo-Switch/Nintendo-Switch-Parental-Controls/Nintendo-Switch-Parental-Controls-1183145.html

• Amazon Fire Tablet – Setting up controls – www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201540610

People to talk to

For Young People:

Children can talk in confidence to ;

Childline on 0800 1111 – calls to this number are free and will not be listed on the telephone bill

or can click on this link  www.childline.org.uk

 

For Adults:

Samaritans provide confidential emotional support for people, if you are worried, feel upset or confused and just want to talk. You can:

Phone on 116 123   (the number is free to call)
Email the Samaritans: Jo@samaritans.org

 

 

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY INFORMATION:

HEALTH AND WELLBEING SUPPORT/INFORMATION:

Loss and Bereavement Support for Children and Young People

 

 

Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

OTHER INFORMATION: