We have been sent these excellent online directories from Kent County Council, packed full of support services that are local and up to the national level. They are well worth bookmarking and taking a look at
Screen Time seems inevitable at the moment, how can we help young people manage this well and keep safe. These graphics can be shared on your social media - you can find them on all our platforms! Here are the links mentioned:
Internet safety guide for parents
www.childnet.com – useful family contacts and tools
www.saferinternet.org.uk – has helpful guides for parents
www.Internetmatters.org – excellent guides for parental controls
www.parentinfo.org – useful short guides on a range of topics
www.nspcc.org.uk/onlinesafety - NSPCC Share Aware resources for parents of children aged 8-12 – recently updated here: https://kentesafety.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/nspcc-launch-new-tools-to-help-parents-ensure-children-are-shareaware/
www.net-aware.org.uk – reviews 40+ of some of the most popular apps etc.
www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting.html - Digital Parenting magazine
Parental controls for
Finally, our new podcast 'What's On Your Plate?' is out today. Catch it over on our youtube channel or on Spotify! It's aimed at young people and is focused on food, mood & wellbeing!