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Information for Parents/Carers

Click on the links below for information and help on a range of topics from bullying, e-safety and mental health.

TikTok - September 2020

It has come to our attention that there is some disturbing footage currently circulating on the TikTok App. This footage depicts a male committing suicide and is particularly graphic and upsetting. We are aware that many of our students have this App on their phones and we are therefore asking parents/carers to be mindful of this, and to consider deleting the App temporarily until TikTok are able to remove the footage.

Click here to download the National Online Safety Parent Guide about TikTok.

‘Momo Challenge’

It encourages children to add a contact in WhatsApp messenger. Children are then sent threatening images and dares which pose increasing risk to a child’s safety. We are not aware of any children affected locally but we would encourage you to be vigilant to your child’s online activity.

Click here for further information about the game and safety tips. 

Information for parents/carers regarding Omegle

Omegle is a chat site that connects users with random strangers from all across the globe. Predators have been known to use Omegle in an attempt to strike up inappropriate text and video conversations with young people and carry out online abuse. Please be aware of this chat site and where possible, monitor any conversations that your young people maybe having online.