Advice for 14+ year olds

Recommended Apps & Tools

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Minecraft free educational games
Minecraft offers free educational games for children to play on their platform until the end of June.
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Yubo formerly Yellow social media app
Yubo, formerly Yellow, is a social media app encouraging teens to find new friends by allowing them to swipe left ...
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The Forest App
If you’re worried about how much time your little one is spending on their gadget, Rik Henderson of Pocket-lint, offers ...

Recommended Articles

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Tips for some digital family fun this Easter
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NCA predicts a rise in online sexual abuse due to coronavirus pandemic
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Netflix release new and improved parental controls
Angela Ellis from Good Things Foundation shares advice on how the Make It Click website can help families develop critical ...

Recommended Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A
How can I support my child if they are struggling to manage with the Covid-19 lockdown?
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Supporting your teen during the coronavirus lockdown
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What should parents know about teens and online dating?

Recommended Lesson resources

Lesson resources
Google and YouTube Teach from Home
Google offers videos from a range of educators to support learning at home.
Lesson resources
BBC Teach
Free curriculum-linked class clips to support your child's learning.
Lesson resources
Twinkl Home learning hub
Twinkl home learning packs available to download for free for all year groups.

Recommended Parent stories

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How to use video chat platforms to group chat with family and friends
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10 surefire tips to reduce stress during lockdown from other parents
Family life can be stressful at the best of times so, we asked some of the UK’s top parenting bloggers ...
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A parent’s reaction to the latest school closures
Mum Ann shares her family’s personal experience of fake news to help other parents consider their children's digital literacy skills.

Recommended Parental controls

Parental controls
Houseparty privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child's privacy settings on Houseparty social media app with our step-by-step how-to guides.
Parental controls
Smart Speakers Set up Safe Guide
Advice and tips for parents on setting up smart speakers safely for children.
Parental controls
TikTok privacy and safety settings
Learn how to manage your child’s privacy settings on TikTok social media app with our step-by-step how-to guides.

Recommended Research

Research
Safer Internet Day 2020: UK Safer Internet Centre reveals that being online is both liberating and limiting for children
UK Safer Internet Centre research reveals young people’s online experiences are an essential part of who they are offline.
Research
Parenting Generation Game report
Our research looks at parents’ views of their children’s relationship with gaming, across all devices and platforms.
Research
Parenting Generation Game: Summary of findings
See a summary of the insights from our Parenting Generation Game report outlining parental views of their relationship with gaming ...

Recommended Resource

Resource
Barclays Digital Wings
Test your child’s knowledge of their digital footprint by taking this short quiz together with Barclays Digital Wings.
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Top apps to get kids active
Make the most of kids’ screen time with these apps to help them get moving and develop healthy habits
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