Safeguarding

5 things parents should know about screen time

8th Jan 2019
Screen time is in the news again, but parents are still getting mixed messages about how much is ‘too much’. Here’s how to take a reasonable, flexible approach - and get your kids on board… Read More

Digital well-being and eSafety

17th Dec 2018
Dear Parent/carer, Here is December's digital well being and eSafety newsletter. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Eo-TMOX-poFqLZdlteQO1uBkekYA3KSOCLrmFos6Uss/ Kind Regards, Admin Team Read More

‘Strip Fortnite’: Everything you need to know about the trend

9th Dec 2018
Fortnite is currently one of the most popular online games out there and receives a lot of its publicity through videos posted on YouTube of influencers playing the game. As it becomes more and more popular, it… Read More

Jeffy: What is it and what do you need to look out for?

17th Nov 2018
Jeffy is the main character of a popular YouTube puppet show watched by millions of people published by the channel SuperMarioLogan. At first glance, the puppets and other Muppet-like characters may seem child friendly, but in reality,… Read More

OCTOBER: Schools Digital Well-Being & eSafety

7th Nov 2018
OCTOBER: Schools Digital Well-Being & eSafety This is the newsletter for schools subscribing to my weekly videos for parents and teachers about eSafety, technology, video games and children. It is designed to be shared via… Read More

Uniquely Me A parent’s guide to building girls’ body confidence

24th Oct 2018
Find  the brand-new 'Uniquely Me' parent guide below from the Dove self-esteem project with Parent Zone,  which has all the information parents need to support their children's PSHE education as well as action checklists designed… Read More

‘Digital is like the air around us. So how can we help children to manage their breathing?’

18th Oct 2018
Following his talk at the Digital Families 2018 conference, Parent Zone’s head of digital Cliff Manning outlines his vision for responding to the changing digital world – and how we can improve support for the… Read More

Vlogging, YouTubers and Influencer Marketing: all you need to know

12th Jun 2018
Since YouTube was created in 2005, vlogging (video-blogging), has formed an important part of the appeal of YouTube to children and young people. Now with the influence of vloggers, or as they are more commonly… Read More

What is the dark web? - an explanation for parents/carers

12th Jun 2018
CEOP explains the dark web, the reasons why your child might be using it, and what you need to know about it. http://parentinfo.org/article/what-is-the-dark-web Read More

Staying safe online whilst livestreaming - advice for parents and carers

5th Jun 2018
UK Safer Internet Centre Director Will Gardner looks at the IWF's latest livestreaming research and gives advice to parents and carers. Read the short blog here: https://saferinternet.org.uk/blog/staying-safe-online-whilst-livestreaming-advice-parents-and-carers Read More