Online safety Guidance for Parents
The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect - opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities, but the digital world is changing all the time. At Burnt Ash Primary School we educate our pupils on how to stay safe online. We encourage all of our parents and families to discuss online safety with their children and below you can use the links for supportive advice:
Parenting Workshops, Courses and Webinars
Would you benefit from attending a parenting class, take a look at the Bromley Children's project's - Online Webinars. There is a range of different courses, such as; Digital safety, Relationships, Choices & Consequences.
Bromley Parenting hub - https://bromleyparentinghub.org.uk
Bromley Children's Project Parenting Hotline number - 0208 461 7259
If you have a parenting issue you would like to get some advice on, or even just reassurance that what you are doing is appropriate, please ring the Hotline number. You will be asked some basic details and then someone will call you back for a chat.
Bromley Y - 020 3770 8848 or email email@example.com
If you are worried about your child’s mental health or behaviour Bromley Y offer an early intervention; helping parents to feel empowered and able to try new ideas.
Bromley Well – Young Carers
Bromley Well provides support for young people who care for others.
Talk together Bromley
Do you as a parent need some emotional support? Talk together Bromley offer a talking therapy service for those over 18 years, who are anxious stressed, have low mood or suffer from depression.
You can make a self-referral by calling them on 0300 003 3000 or by completing the online self-referral form.
Samaritans - Call 116 123 (24 hours a day, 365 days a year)
If you need to talk to someone, the Samaritans can help- they offer emotional support and a listening ear 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is a freephone number that can even be called from a mobile that has no credit. Your call will not appear on the phone bill.
Childline - Call 0800 1111 (24 hours)
Comforts, advises and protects children 24 hours a day and offers free confidential counselling.
Childline’s website has a useful ‘calm down’ zone, with activities which aim to help children feel better when they are feeling anxious, scared or sad. The ideas include breathing exercises, a ‘let it go’ box and creating a ‘sense drawer’.
NSPCC Helpline - Call 0808 800 5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact our professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Living on – Bereavement support
The loss of a loved one can be difficult for children to understand, living on can offer support and guidance to help you and your child through the process.
A selection of downloads, websites and resources to help support your mental health and wellbeing.
Young minds: A Million and Me
‘As part of BBC Children In Need's national programme around children and young people's mental health, we're developing support for parents and carers of 8 to 13 year olds.’ Look at this website for more information:
Place 2 Be – Getting ready to start secondary school
This website gives tips to parents to help their child with transition to secondary school: