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The Dark Web Explained

The CEOP Education Team have put together a dark web explainer video in collaboration with the Children’s Society and the Marie Collins Foundation, including factsheets for professionals, parents and carers. The video briefly explains what the dark web is, why young people might want to go on it and what to do if a young …

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Moving on Up

The transition from Y6 to Y7 is an exciting and daunting one. Arguably the online risks and issues become greater as technology use increases and the child moves into their adolescent years. Childnet have created a number of free resources which can be used by parents to help with this transition. Videos include: Marvin wants …

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Wordle Game

Wordle is a new, very simple game which has grown to extraordinary levels of popularity over the last few months. In the main it is a very safe game but with the rise in popularity it’s important to be aware as there are a couple of concerns. Internet Matters have written a great, short article …

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TikTok Parent Guide

Many incidents police are currently dealing with are related to TikTok, some of the children involved are in Y2/3, most are Y6/7 and you can imagine if they have required police intervention they are all very serious. It’s important that we keep ourselves up to date with the risks and issues. OpenView Education have put …

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Gurls Out Loud

Gurls Out Loud is a campaign from the Internet Watch Foundation to empower girls to block, report and tell someone if they are asked by an adult for explicit images. “Every day girls are contacted online by adults who try to manipulate them…..our mission is to help you and all the girls you care about …

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Discord App

Pre-lockdown the large majority of students using this app were game based. Often children would use the Discord app to have conversations, share tactics etc. with their friends whilst playing their online games. But curiously the popularity of Discord has increased massively post lockdown and the majority of people are using the app just for …

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Toast Model

Can getting better at maths be about feelings, not facts? Introducing the Toast Model for growing your brain At Date Palm, we want everyone to love learning. But what do we want children to do when they are stuck? Most of the time – it’s how they feel about being stuck that can make all …

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