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St. Botolph’s CE Academy

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Water Safety


As the temperature soars many will be tempted to cool off in open water. However it is important to be aware of the dangers. Tragically we have had young people die by drowning in open water our area. So it is important that all students are reminded of the dangers. Please see resources below, that you may also want to signpost parents to;


Water safety: How to stay safe in and around water - CBBC Newsround


Water Safety Code - RoSPA


Water Safety - West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (westyorksfire.gov.uk)


Summer 2021 Events

 Featherstone Rovers Summer flyer OURFAMILY (2).pdfDownload
 HHH Promotional poster August 12th (002).docxDownload
 HHH Promotional poster August 19th (002).docxDownload
 HHH Promotional poster August 26th.docxDownload
 HHH Provider list for Schools Jul21.pdfDownload
 WF HHH School Comms- Process for Schools V4.pdfDownload
 WF HHH Schools Comms- Message for Eligible Families V1.pdfDownload
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Worried about what age your child needs to be to be left alone?  NSPCC have produced a new guide to help parents navigate this difficult topic:

If you need any help with using the internet with your child, from screen time to help with security settings, click on the link above.



We have become aware of a real and particularly nasty viral post going round on TikTok. The company are dealing with the situation and it should be cleared within the next few days.  If you have any issues with anything in particular please come in and talk to a member of staff and we will try to help you and your family as much as we can.  

Click on the above link for age appropriate recommendations for movies, programs, apps and other media content.

Here you can find useful information about our academy.

Please use the list on the left to select the information you require.

 Parental Gudie - Playstation.pdfDownload
 Parental Guide - Apple.pdfDownload
 Parental Guide - WiiU.pdfDownload
 Parental Guide - xbox360.pdfDownload
 Parental Guides - Nintendo3DS.pdfDownload
 Questions for parents to ask to check safeguarding.docxDownload
 snap shot of activities over the summer 2019.pubDownload
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Useful online information for parents

1. Gaming: what parents and carers need to know

Many children will be spending time gaming online over the summer holidays. This article explores the different elements of gaming with a particular focus on how it can be used by offenders, but focusing on what parents can do to support their child while gaming.


2. Sharing pictures of your child online

Lots of parents love sharing photos of their children with friends and family, particularly when they are on holiday or starting the new school year. A recent report found that 42% of young people reported that their parents had done this without asking their permission. Our article helps parents to protect their child while staying social. 


3. Keeping your under 5s safe online

Whether it's watching videos, playing games on their devices or talking to Alexa - today's under 5s are spending more time online. In this article we look at the benefits of children accessing the internet, and share advice about how parents can make sure their child has a safe experience online.


4. Live streaming: responding to the risks

Many children enjoy live streaming as it can be used to showcase talent, develop communication skills and create identity. Our article helps parents to understand why children love it, what the risks can be, and how they can help their child stay safe if they are live streaming.


5. Using parental controls

Parental controls are a great tool for helping to protect children but should not replace open and honest conversations with children about their life online. Share these tips on how to use parental controls effectively.