Support for Parents & Carers from the safe4me website -
This site provides teachers, professionals and parents with information and resources to help educate young people about keeping safe and making responsible choices.
The links provided here aim to support families with managing isolation, well-being, home-education and behaviour – they include a colourful activity worksheet for younger children which explores a virus and their feelings, and new 15 minute online safety activity packs from ThinkUknow.
Family Lives: Advice for families in self isolation: coping practically and emotionally during the Covid-19 outbreak, including family tensions, managing children’s behaviour and ideas for family activities.
Parent Info: formed by Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP, providing support and guidance for parents on a whole range of topics which currently include articles advising parents about:
- Looking after their family’s mental health when stuck indoors
- Managing children’s screen time
- Coping with their child being bullied online
- Tips for starting the difficult Coronavirus conversation with children
- Free subscription offer
Parent Zone: experts in digital family life, providing support and information to parents, children and schools to help families navigate the internet safely and confidently. Parent section consists of advice and articles on a range on online safety topics – one which may be of particular value at the moment is’ Helping Teens Cope with Lockdown’
Currently providing 3 month FREE membership to their Digital Resilience Programme, giving parents unlimited access to the Parent Lounge. https://parentzone.org.uk/membership/digital-resilience-membership
CEOP-ThinkUknow: an education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation to protect children online and offline. Provides individual websites specifically for children, parents and professionals with advice and activities about staying safe online. The parent section has added new activity packs with 15 minute activities to do with your child to support home-learning about keeping safe online when spending more time online whilst isolated and not in school. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/