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Parent Resources

We know that being a parent today and navigating through the new digital age can be complicated.  We know there are difficult topics that as parents we need to talk and discuss with your children.  We recognise that these discussions can be difficult.  To help you with this we have put together different website links below, for different key subjects.  We hope you find them helpful and if you have any suggestions of other topics please let us know.


Help for Mums, Dad, and Carers with Puberty, Sex, and Relationships

NHS - How to talk to your child about sex

Family Planning Associate - Talking sense about sexual health

Today's Parent


Recommended books for talking to your children about puberty and sex

What's Happening to Me? (the basics)

What's Happening to Me? (Boy edition)


What's Happening to Me? (Girl edition)


Activities and Websites for when your children are home


Things to do: make models, activities and toys as seen on CBBC


Packed full of fun activities to do with your kids

Activity Village

Play for fun indoors and outdoors

NHS website with great ideas with things to do with you kids


Support your child's education

BBC - Learning Parents Educational games, activities or worksheets

CBeebies Activities for Baby, Toddle, Pre-school, School and Special Needs

BBC Bitesize Revision and extra help


Parenting Advice

Super Nanny - Parenting Advice and Tips

Family Lives - Advice for talking to teenagers about drugs, sex,  alcohol, risky behaviours, school and beyond

NHS Parenting Resource Answer's - questions about children's health 6-15 and wonderful resources


Keep your Teenager and Children Safe Online

NSPCC - online safety

Super Nanny - keeping teens safe online

Family Lives - Online Safety

BBC - How can I keep my kids safe online?

British Council - How to help teenage stay safe online