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Internet for Parents & Carers

covid 19Online spaces, games and media form a large part of life for young people growing up today. It offers a platform to connect with others, connect with others and to learn.  If you understand the situations they encounter you’ll be better placed to offer them advice on how to deal with them.

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) have some resources for parents and carers that highlight points to consider and useful links on the following topics: Gaming; Bullying; Live Streaming; Apps and Instant Messaging

Other useful websites:


Please see this handy guide about YUBO which is a social networking platform where users can chat and livestream with up to 10 different people at once

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Raising children in the digital age can be concerning and difficult, especially with so many uncertainties in the world right now. This guide pulls together some advice and guidance to help you discuss upsetting events that your child may come across.

Supporting children to deal with upsetting content