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Parents

In the October Half Term holidays there will be lots of wonderful events and activities that were taking place in the Wakefield District during the school holidays for families.

There are  loads of family friendly activities & events on the Wakefield Mumbler website to keep you and the kids busy!! 

Check them out and more at www.wakefield.mumbler.co.uk

Here you can find useful information about our academy.

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

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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.