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Health and wellbeing

When your child comes out as transgender: a Q&A with Sue Chitayi

Online safety transgender

Sue Chitayi, mother of a transgender son and parent volunteer at Gendered Intelligence, answers some parents' common questions

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

YouTube

YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick guide to setting it up

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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Education and the future

The GCSE grading system explained

classroom

A parent's guide to GCSE grades.

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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

What is - and isn't - legal online?

Off-limits online

The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

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Parenting

Safer Internet Day 2019: How to help your child be kind to others online

Here are some things you can do to teach your child to be kind and respectful online and to expect this from others. 

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Games, apps and tech

Having a positive digital footprint

social media

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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Safety and settings

What is Minecraft?

Minecraft: what parents need to know

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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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Parenting

How can I talk to my child about unhealthy images?

Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?

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Safety and settings

Reporting unwanted or illegal content online: links

Covering eyes

What to do if your child has come across something upsetting or illegal  online

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