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Education and the future

Helping your child cope with exam stress

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Helping your child cope with exam stress: top tips for parents

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Education and the future

Secondary school: the first few weeks

The big move up to secondary school can be a bit scary. Here are our tips on how to support your child through some common teething problems.

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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms. 

Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.

But what do you actually say?

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Safety and settings

PEGI games ratings explained

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PEGI unpicked: UK video games ratings explained in full

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Games, apps and tech

Having a positive digital footprint

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Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint

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Education and the future

The GCSE grading system explained

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A parent's guide to GCSE grades.

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Safety and settings

Secret Conversations on Facebook: a parent’s guide

Facebook Secret Conversations allows your child to send and receive private messages and images you won’t be able to see, even if you have the log in details to their account. Here’s what parents need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Fighting the stigma of mental health: a parent’s guide

Mental health stigma

Natasha Devon, former Government Mental Health Champion for Schools, offers advice on how to help your child

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Parenting

Learning disabilities, autism and internet safety: a guide for parents

Internet brain

Help for parents on dealing with issues raised by the internet for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties

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Education and the future

Top tips for teens on digital finance

Teaching children about money in the digital age: a parent’s guide

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Safety and settings

What you need to know about online grooming

Many parents worry that their child could be groomed online. Here’s what you need to know to help protect them

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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: tackling stigma together

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1 in 10 children will experience a mental health problem. Here's how to help them

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