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St Thomas' C of E Primary School

Help for Parents

 

Please find below some useful information and guidance for parents. The information covers a wide range of topics however if you have any particular concerns or would like further advice please see your child’s class teacher or contact a member of staff in the school office.

Parent Info: 

A government online service designed to give parents and careers the best possible advice and tips on preparing their children for adult life. It provides information on a wide range of issues from body image to managing money; giving parents the confidence and support to speak to their children about sensitive issues. Please click on the logo below to be directed to the Parent Info homepage.

Black Lives Matter:

Black Lives Matter Parent's Guide

Online Safety:

Parent Zone

Protect Young Eyes – Information on the Latest Apps 

Parent Zone – Parent Guides

Parent Zone – Esports

Parent Zone – Fortnite

OurPact – Parental Control App

Social Media Tips for Parents – Internet Matters

NSPCC Net Aware – Your Guide to the Social Networks Your Kids Use

Instagram – Terms & Conditions

Introducing ‘Snap Maps’: The New Location Sharing Feature in Snap Chat

Parent Guide to Musically

Parent Guide to YouNow

Parent Guide to Instagram

Parent Guide to Snapchat

Parent Guide to YouTube

Parent Guide to Kik Messenger

Parent Guide to Netflix Parental Controls

Childnet - A Parent Guide to Fortnite Battle Royale

UK Safer Internet Center - Parent Guide to Fortnite Battle Royale

UK Safer Internet Center - Parent Guide to Roblox

AskFM – Online Safety Guidance

Online Gaming – An Introduction for Parents and Carers

PlayStation 4 - Step by Step Guide to Privacy Settings

Xbox - Step by Step Guide to Privacy Settings

(We would recommend that you set it up so that only friends can see your information and connect with you.) 

Online Safety by Google - Be Internet Awesome

CEOP - Think u Know

UK Safer Internet Center

NSPCC - Online Safety

Internet Matters

Top Online Safety tips for Parents:

  • Talk to your child about what they’re up to online.
  •  Watch Thinkuknow films and cartoons with your child.
  •  Encourage your child to go online and explore.
  •  Set parental controls on all internet enabled devices.
  •  Set boundaries in the online world just as you would in the real world.
  •  Talk to your child about being respectful online and how to report unacceptable behaviour.

EYFS Parents:

Supporting your child - Home and school working together

Supporting your child - Learning to Read

 

Please note we will print copies for parents who would like a hard copy, please see the school office.