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Information about keeping children safe

Find out how you can keep children safe from abuse and other dangers, both online and in the physical world. Visit the NSPCC website here: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/ 

 

You may find this guide useful! It gives you some information about the various Apps that your child might be using

Here is some more information about one app in particular: ooVoo

Here are lots of useful links to online resources for parents  from the Liverpool Safeguarding Board

Click here for a really useful eSafety factsheet for parents!

Take a look at this site too: https://www.net-aware.org.uk/. From Facebook and Instagram to Snapchat and Tumblr a simple no-nonsense guide for parents from NSPCC and O2 to the social media, apps and games that kids use

The government has recently launched this website aimed at supporting parents, teachers and school leaders in implementing the Prevent Duty. Visit http://educateagainsthate.com/

Following the completion of a research project, the Royal College of Psychiatrists has published a new guide for parents about self-harming. Self-harming affects 10 – 15% of young people, and parents can feel overwhelmed. The guide has information on topics including understanding self-harm, managing injuries, sources of help and looking after parents’ own needs  www.psych.ox.ac.uk/news/new-guide-for-parents-who-are-coping-with-their-child2019s-self-harm-2018you-are-not-alone2019/coping-with-self-harm-guide.pdf  Videos from parents who took part in the research can be found at this link, along with other useful material:  http://www.healthtalk.org/self-harm

Internet Matters is an independent, not-for-profit organisation to help parents keep their children safe online. Here is their website. Visit http://www.internetmatters.org/

We have also received some guidance from the Home Office about 'Criminal Exploitation of children and vulnerable adults'. It is aimed at professionals working in education, health, social care services, housing, benefits, law enforcement (police) and related partner organisations.It is also though, useful reading for carers and parents. Read it here

 

Please note that Broadgreen International School is not responsible for the content of any external websites