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Health and wellbeing

Simple life hacks if your family wants to cut back on screen time

If you feel as though you and your family could make some changes to get back in control of your screen time, here are some easy hacks to help you do it.

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Health and wellbeing

Building your child’s self-esteem through physical activity

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Exercise is a great way to stay healthy, improve mental wellbeing and learn new skills. Whether it’s a simple jog or being on the school netball team, it’s all worth it.

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Safety and settings

Sexting: NCA-CEOP says don't panic, but do respond

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NCA-CEOP offers advice to parents on how to respond if your child shares a picture online they regret

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Games, apps and tech

Are you worried your child might see something inappropriate online?

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What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? NCA-CEOP offers advice for parents

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Education and the future

Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide

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Sex and relationships education: a helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools

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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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Relationships and sex

Harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people: what parents need to know

Sophie Jones at NCA-CEOP explains the difference between healthy and unhealthy sexual behaviour and what you can do if you are concerned about your child’s behaviour.

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Health and wellbeing

Selfies: the good, the bad and the downright irritating

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91% of teens have taken a selfie. Should parents be worried or are they just harmless fun?

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

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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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Games, apps and tech

Snapchat FAQs

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: what parents need to know

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Parenting

The 5 digital parenting rules that REALLY matter

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The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.

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Safety and settings

WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

A parents guide to WhatsApp

Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it

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