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  • Games, apps and tech

    Roblox: a parents’ guide

    It's one of the world’s most popular video games, with more than 100 million monthly users – but is Roblox safe for your child? Here's the Parent Info guide to having a safe and enjoyable experience on it

  • 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. 

  • Games, apps and tech

    The 6 apps and services that every parent should know about

    A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online

  • Safety and settings

    Understanding PEGI ratings

    PEGI unpicked: UK video games ratings explained in full

  • Games, apps and tech

    WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

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

  • Games, apps and tech

    Having a positive digital footprint

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

  • Health and wellbeing

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

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

  • Relationships and sex

    LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

    A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms.

  • Health and wellbeing

    Talking to your child about suicidal thoughts

    ​There has been substantial media coverage of the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why. The drama has been accused of inaccurately portraying, or even glamourising, suicide. Dr Alys Cole-King Clinical Director, of the Social Enterprise Connecting with People, and Dr Stan Kutcher, Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, offer advice to parents on talking to their children about the programme and its difficult subject matter

  • Health and wellbeing

    Helping your child cope with panic attacks

    Panic attacks in children: a parent’s guide from Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma, clinical psychologist at Nightingale Hospital

  • Education and the future

    Why our school system needs to change

    Lord Jim Knight, the Chief Education Adviser at Tes Global explains how technology can help schools take a more collaborative and rigorous approach to children’s wellbeing and learning.

  • Games, apps and tech

    What is Minecraft?

    Minecraft: what parents need to know

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