Fortnite Chapter 2

Fortnite-Chapter-2 is the new guide that highlights the main features of the game and it provides useful tips for parents and carers – it is a must read! Fortnite is enjoyed by millions of children and young people all over the world but is the impact it is having on our young people getting stronger and stronger? Should parents […]

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Do video games cause violent behaviour? Have you forgotten about NetAware?

Since video games have begun, there have been questions asked about their potential link to violent or disruptive behaviour in people, and in particular, young people. Violent content and graphics seemingly get more and more common as technology progresses. The guide above has been created by gaming expert Mark Foster, which explores the relationship between video […]

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Online Safety

Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful summer and the children were able to get out and about when the sun made an appearance. ‘Sadfishing’ is a new social media ‘trend’ is leaving mental health problems amongst our children. Please read the BBC news article for more info. Youtube for kids is a fantastic […]

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Online Safety Update

Spending money on Fortnite The increasing number of children who say they have spent money on Fortnite is astounding – with some children, the purchases are deliberate and some not so. The worry is that children do not understand that V-Bucks equate to real money; please ensure card details are not stored on devices and […]

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The latest crazes

Dear parents/carers, Keeping children safe whilst online is an ongoing concern and one that is continually changing and difficult to keep up to date with. The latest craze, which has unfortunately killed some children already across the world, is a ‘Momo’ character and ‘the Momo challenge’, a game that allegedly encourages children to perform acts […]

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Online Safety Day 2019

Because it is National Online Safety day, year 5 and 6 children have been creating their own explanation text to tell year 3 and 4 exactly how to stay safe online by managing their risks and encouraging them to talk to people they trust. Year 3 and 4 children will then be using their writing […]

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Fortnite… again

Fortnite seems to be the game that all the children are talking about – not in a positive way! ‘Strip fortnite’ seems to becoming the latest trend amongst children (primary school children are also involved in this) where children are taking their clothes off in front of their webcams whilst playing Fortnite! Please read the […]

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#wakeupwednesday

A huge thank you to Simon Aston for delivering a fantastic session about ‘Online Safety’ and a huge thank you to those parents who turned out last night despite the awful weather! It was a very eye opening session and that would have been very beneficial to lots of families! Just incase you couldn’t attend […]

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