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Useful Links

If you are a parent or carer, we hope that you will find the many web links below useful.

Careers Advice and College Information


Please see the curriculum pages for support and guidance for your child's post-16 education.  Your child's key tutor or careers teacher will also be available to give support and advice in your weekly phone calls.



National child exploitation day 18th March 2022

Warm & Well Leaflet

North Yorkshire Education Service are offering free online webinars to help parents with remote learning.  The Rubicon Centre uses MS Teams - the webinar for Teams will take place on Wednesday 24th February at 12.30, you can join live or watch later on playback.  

The document below shows more details including how you can book on to this webinar.  We hope that you find this useful.


Coping with self harm - A Guide for Parents and Carers 


A Parents Guide to Depression 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 


Please find links below to a selection of resources and websites that you may find useful:  (then has links to for age 13 yrs upwards)  For healthy minds in North Yorkshire


and Mental health foundation (info for young people and parents/carers on a range of issues linked to mental health and Covid19)




Keeping young people safe while they are off school - support for parents and carers


Online gaming film

With young people off school they are more likely to be playing games consoles to entertain and occupy them. A film has been created to highlight the possible risks of young people being radicalised and groomed through playing online games with strangers who seek to influence vulnerable people via the chat facility.

The film is free and available on YouTube   


Hollyoaks radicalisation film

The full film created by Hollyoaks is available here


Look Again cinema film

The 60 second advert used in cinemas is available here


Youth violent extremism research paper

‘Youth resilience to violent extremism: Development and validation of the BRAVE measure’, has recently been published in Terrorism and Political Violence. The authors for this paper are CTAN member Michele Grossman and Kristin Hadfield, Philip Jefferies, Vivian Gerrand and Michael Ungar.

You can access a free (first 50 downloads) version of the article here.


Online safety signposts

Educate Against Hate – DfE – Resources about hate and extremism for teachers and parents.

Think you know– CEOP – Activities for all age groups to build resilience and awareness online.

Parent guide to online safety– BT – Useful tips to understand the issues and set controls at home.

Online safety– NSPCC – Details the key issues facing young people online.


National Learning Resources for Students 

Please find below a number of links to learning resources for students and parents


BBC Bitesize


Information from the Department for Education - guidance and support for parents and carers of children who are learning at home


The Oak National Academy - (A national online learning classroom).

Other useful links


Parent Support Advisory Service