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Useful Links during COVID-19

Family Wellbeing Pack during COVID-19

Useful links:

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

 

https://nosycrow.com/blog/actor-hugh-bonneville-to-voice-audio-for-nosy-crows-coronavirus-book-for-children/

 

Online safety during home learning

Below are links to websites which have a variety of activities you can complete with your children during the home learning time to remind them of the importance of being safe online and how to stay safe.

 

www.internetmatters.org 

www.saferinternet.org.uk

https://www.childnet.com/resources/online-safety-activities-you-can-do-from-home/for-7-11-year-olds-

This link has a variety of activities you can complete including creating a family agreement, taking part in online safety quizzes (which could be done individually or in a competitive situation to make it more fun), and an activity to explore screen time and finding a balance.

 

Support for parents/ carers:

https://www.net-aware.org.uk - This website gives specific guidance on apps or popular trends (ie Tiktok, Houseparty  etc). You can search specific apps and it gives them a suitability rating and gives advice on how to make the app ‘safer’.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

Advice on particular topics (internet gaming, internet assisted devices etc.)

https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/parent-and-carer-toolkit

A toolkit with advice on how to tackle tricky conversations

 

Free Home Learning Hub from Ineqe

A free library of resources to support parents and carers helping their children with online safety at home, adapting their classroom-based resources to make them easily accessible for all..

Home-Learning Hub Link

 

Net Aware

Latest news and updated content about social networks, apps and games children are using, including information on Snapchat's new mental health feature, having a Netflix party, and information about video chat, video sharing and livestreaming.

 

Separately: the BBC reports that the TikTok app has introduced new rules which mean under-16s will no longer be allowed to send or receive direct messages and the UK Safer Internet Centre reports that UK video game ratings will include a warning if a game features ‘loot boxes’ or any paid for items that are randomly generated within a game.

 

Net Aware website: In the news BBC news story: TikTok bans under-16s from private messaging UK Safer Internet Centre blog: Loot box warnings to be included in video games

Is your child due to start primary school in September 2021 - if you would like to arrange a meeting with Mrs Macey please the school office to arrange a time.
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