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Screen time tips to support 0-5 year olds
A balanced use of screen can offer children key benefits to help them to learn, explore and interact with the world around them.
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Screen time tips to support 5-7 year olds
As screens become a bigger part of young children’s lives at home and at school, it’s important to put balance and purpose behind screen time to help them develop key skills and benefit from their screen use. Find tips and advice to help them do just that.
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Screen time tips to support 7-11 year olds
Typically at this age children will start to be more active online so it’s important to equip them with the tools to strike a healthy balance between the time they spend on and offline, especially as they start to get their own devices. Find tips and advice to help them do just that.
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Screen time tips to support 11-14 year olds
As children start senior or secondary school and take advantage of their independence, it’s likely that they’ll be spending a lot more time on their devices. This is a crucial time to talk to them about how to manage their screen time and give them strategies to find a healthy balance between their life on and offline. Find tips and advice to help them do just that.
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Screen time tips to support teens
Smartphones are central to teen’s daily routine, if not integral to it. Whether it’s sending something on Snapchat to keep a streak going as soon as they wake up, getting up to speed on news on Twitter or live streaming thoughts about their day on social media, it can be hard to keep teens away from screens.
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Broadband Activity Pack
Sky Broadband is team up with Sky Broadband Buddy and creates an activity pack for families.
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Amazing games guide for families
Playing games with your child and understanding how to make use of safety controls on apps and games consoles will help them develop good gaming habits but, there’s nothing as powerful as introducing them to a wide range of activities online.
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Game age ratings explained
To help you choose age-appropriate games for children most platforms will feature an age rating on the game. Due to the way certain platforms categorise games according to their content, at times the age rating for one game may not be the same across all platforms. So, it can be confusing when taking a call on whether a game is age-appropriate.
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Plusnet Plays on the Internet: Say What You Mean, and Mean What You Say
This play addresses the theme of online reputation and is tailored for young people aged 14+. Use the script to help children learn about this issue and stay safe online.
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Plusnet Plays on the Internet: Ghost of the Internet
This play addresses the theme of Cyberbullying and is tailored for young people aged between 11 -14. Use the script to help children learn about this issue and stay safe online.
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Plusnet Plays on the Internet: Never Trust An Alien
This play addresses the theme of Online Grooming and is tailored for children aged between 8 – 11. Use the script to help children learn about this issue and stay safe online.
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Stop, Speak Support code – parent advice
Speak, Stop, Support is a great tool to help your child make smart choices online. You can use it as a talking point to better understand how they interact in their digital world.
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