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ParentInfo is a free service for schools.

Here you will find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line. ParentInfo is a collaboration between Parent Zone, which has been providing information and support to parents for a decade, and CEOP, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency.

All articles listed below have been created by ParentInfo and are pulled directly from their website.

 

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    Sex and Relationships

  • Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide
    A helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools.... Read more »
  • Five things you can do if your child comes out
    Concrete steps you can take to learn more about your LGBTQ child and their identity.... Read more »
  • Online dating and teens
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  • Start talking PANTS!
    The NSPCC explains how a simple conversation will help to keep your child safe from sexual abuse... Read more »
  • Sexual abuse on webcam: what parents can do
    CEOP explains how the abusers operate and what you can do to protect the children in your care.... Read more »
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    Education and the future

  • Homework – your 10-point guide
    Homework is a fact of life in most primary schools - here's our 10-point guide for parents on how to manage your child’s homework effectively.... Read more »
  • Preparing for university
    As fresh-faced teens across the country starting to pack up their rooms to fly the nest, here are some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university.... Read more »
  • Five tips for starting a new school
    Starting at a new school is one of the most daunting experiences we all face at a young age. Here are our top five tips to help your child tackle their first week with ease and confidence.... Read more »
  • Careers your child could enter if they study tech
    Expert advice on the wide variety of roles available.... Read more »
  • The new GCSE grading system explained
    What you need to know about the new 9-1 grades.... Read more »
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    Top Tips

  • Preparing for university
    As fresh-faced teens across the country starting to pack up their rooms to fly the nest, here are some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university.... Read more »
  • Digital resilience: a parent's guide
    Parent Info’s partner organisation, Parent Zone, began the conversation about the importance of promoting digital resilience in children and young people with its 2014 report with the Oxford Internet Institute,... Read more »
  • Download a FREE parent guide to boosting children's self-esteem
    The Dove Self-Esteem Project has worked with experts from the fields of psychology, body image, self-esteem, eating disorders and media representation to create a resource offering parents advice on how to identify self-esteem issues you think may... Read more »
  • Five tips for starting a new school
    Starting at a new school is one of the most daunting experiences we all face at a young age. Here are our top five tips to help your child tackle their first week with ease and confidence.... Read more »
  • 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... Read more »
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    Special needs

  • Download a FREE parent guide to boosting children's self-esteem
    The Dove Self-Esteem Project has worked with experts from the fields of psychology, body image, self-esteem, eating disorders and media representation to create a resource offering parents advice on how to identify self-esteem issues you think may... Read more »
  • FREE 40-page body confidence book for every parent
    Download your FREE booklet from the Dove Self-esteem Project HERE... Read more »
  • Help! My child's phone has been stolen
    How to help them cope and how to prevent it from happening again.... Read more »
  • If one sibling has a disability: a Q&A with Alison Thomas
    It can be challenging to manage family life as a parent of children with and without disabilities. Alison Thomas, campaigner for the rights of disabled children and their families, gives her personal advice. ... Read more »
  • Disability and growing up
    Puberty can be an awkward time for any family, but for disabled young people it can be especially confusing. Contact a Family offers their advice for supporting your children as they grow up. ... Read more »