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Games, apps and tech

Online risk: myths and facts

Separating online risk from things that could actually cause children harm: a parent’s guide

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Safety and settings

What are parental controls and how can they help children stay safe online?

Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know

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Relationships and sex

Q&A about sex and teens with Brook

Holding hands

Brook's Richard Essery answers some parents' FAQs on young people and sex

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Parenting

Homework: being a supportive parent

homework

Helping your child with their homework and revision can often be a huge benefit when it comes to exam day. Here's what you need to know to support your child's learning. 

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Relationships and sex

When parents split up - managing contact

Splitting

When parents split up, they have to agree the contact arrangements for children. The Coram Children's Legal Centre outlines acceptable practice for contact, what to do when things go wrong, and some tips for making contact work for everyone.

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Relationships and sex

When parents split up - FAQs on residency

People symbols

Residency is the legal term for where children live when their parents have split up. The Coram Children's Legal Centre answers some FAQs about living arrangements, formal and informal.

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Relationships and sex

When parents split up - a guide to the legal terms

Broken key

More than 120,000 families with dependent children separated in 2014. Roughly half of those couples who split were married and the other half were previously cohabiting.

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Parenting

How to protect your child from trolls

Internet troll

Sadly, once your child explores the online world, they may find a troll waiting for them. Here's how to help them cope.

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Relationships and sex

Revenge porn: a parent's guide

Ministry of Justice's Revenge porn campaign

Distributing so-called revenge porn is a criminal offence. How can young people be protected from it?

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Education and the future

Why everyone should learn to code

Simon Humphreys of Computing at School explains why coding is cool

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Relationships and sex

Sexting: what parents need to know

Texting

What parents need to know about sexting

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Relationships and sex

Negging: what parents need to know

PUAs

Negging is on the rise online as well as off. But what is it – and how can you help your child cope if it happens to them?

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