Advice for parents and carers


We know that understanding and supporting children online can feel difficult however there are some fantastic resources and guides in the below links:

Safer Internet Centre – offers great advice on parental controls, guides to technology and advice around having conversations with your children.

NSPCC NetAware – Offers guidance to parents about current games, apps, websites that children are using.

Childnet International – Tips and advice around online safety. Printable examples of family agreements for online/gaming use:

NSPCC – Tips and advice for parents including having conversations with children

CEOP – Centre for reporting to the police online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with children online.

Mental Health

Everyone has mental health and we know that need to look after ourselves physically and mentally.

Childline – Information for children on mental health

Young Minds – Information and children’s mental health, a parent’s survival guide, A-Z of mental health topics and a parental helpline if you want to talk to someone.

Mind – Mindfulness is a technique you can learn which involves making a special effort to notice what’s happening in the present moment (in your mind, body and surroundings) – without judging anything.

FGM – Female Genital Mutilation and PANTs

Guide for parents around helping children understand their bodies and boundaries.

Educate Against Hate

Educate Against Hate
Guide for parents about extremism


Winstons Wish
Support for children who have suffered a bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care
There are a number of things you can do to help a bereaved child or young person. This website also covers support for parents, carers and guardians.


The Proud Trust – helpful website giving more information about LGBT+ and signposting to services to support parents who’s child may be questioning their gender or sexual identity.

Stonewall – Advice and guidance for parents with LGBT+ children

FFlag – guides for family’s who’s child may be LGBT+

Young Carers

Carer’s Trust – Offers information about what a Young Carer is and support available.


Anti-Bullying Alliance – Advice on what to do if your child is being bullied and how you can help.

Financial Advice

CAP – Gives support and advice around money and debt for anyone.

Citizens Advice – Advice around how to apply and receive Universal Credit


SuerNanny – Downloadable reward charts for different ages.