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Health and wellbeing

Immunisation: the facts

A parent holding their child's hand

Professor Helen Bedford from University College London gives advice for parents on vaccinations and looks into the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

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Education and the future

Preparing your child for secondary school

It's the end of the summer term, with mixed emotions for some children who are moving on. But there are also practical things to consider. Here are our tips for being super-organised for the move to secondary school in September. 

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Parenting

At what age can my child…?

What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

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Health and wellbeing

Self-harm: what parents should know

self-harm

Why do young people self harm and what can you do to help them?

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Health and wellbeing

Bullying: 5 articles every parent should read

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Practical advice for parents on bullying, cyberbullying, LGBTQ+ bullying and what to do if your child has been bullying someone else

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Games, apps and tech, Parenting, Safety and settings

A fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmas

The National Crime Agency’s CEOP command has created an interactive game that can help you start conversations with your child about making safer choices online.

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Parenting

Should parents worry about what their kids are doing online?

Computer gaming

Are children sharing too much online?

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Health and wellbeing

Ten tips for talking to your child’s school about bullying

Ten tips for talking to teachers if your child is being bullied at school.

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Health and wellbeing

How to set digital boundaries that work

Children need boundaries in all aspects of their life to make them feel safe. They are especially important - and particularly difficult - in digital life. Here are five tips to help. 

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Health and wellbeing

Tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying at school

Stonewall explains how language and other behaviours can cause distress and longterm harm for LGBTQ+ children at school – and what parents can do to stop it

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Games, apps and tech

Apps to help families enjoy the great outdoors

Children outdoors

With the summer holidays just around the corner, we've gathered some of the most exciting apps we’ve found to get kids outdoors and enjoy what nature has to offer

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Safety and settings

NCA-CEOP’s new ‘Jessie & Friends’ resource to help keep your child safer online

It’s never too early to talk to your child about what they do online and who to talk to if they come across anything that makes them feel worried, scared or sad.

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