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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 

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/b5791d_7d13f090db464315b2f76a6f614cfffb.pdf 

 

A Parents Guide to Depression 

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/b5791d_ce3f739d96654cc8859a09d9a12d3720.pdf 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 

 

Please find links below to a selection of resources and websites that you may find useful:

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/  (then has links to https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/zone-in/ for age 13 yrs upwards)

 

https://www.ukyouth.org

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

https://www.thegoto.org.uk/  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)

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week

 

YOU MAY ALSO FIND THE POSITIVE AFFIRMATION BELOW USEFUL:

"I DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE THINGS I CAN'T CONTROL" yes

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

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

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/supporting-your-childrens-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

 

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

https://www.thenational.academy/

Other useful links

Agencies

Parent Support Advisory Service

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