Parents Only Area

Thank you for visiting the Oxford Grove Parent Area.

To log in click on the members area. We have made this area to put on resources that are useful for parents but may not be suitable for pupils.

Use the word cloud on the right hand side to choose a key word. Click on the key word to bring up a list of articles on that subject.

You can also choose one of the categories on the right hand side to see articles on each topic.

You can also click on the menu at the top to be directed to other websites with a wealth of resources and information.

The articles are updated on a regular basis, so feel free to keep checking back for up-to-date information.

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Parent Info Articles

This feed is a live feed and updates with new articles weekly. Please click ‘next’ to access further articles.

 

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‘How To Keep Kids Safe Online in 2020’

Please click the picture above to read a new recommended guide published by Tutorful, in collaboration with Barnardo’s, Internet Matters, Bullying UK, The Counselling Directory and many more well-known charities.

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The Oxford Grove Parent Area contains links to many different useful websites and resources that cover all aspects of parenting, including safeguarding, online safety and mental health and wellbeing. Our Parent Area also draws articles and content from ParentInfo, which is a collaboration between ParentZone (a website run by ‘the experts in digital family life’) and CEOP (‘Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command’ – a branch of the National Crime Agency which works both nationally and internationally to protect children online).

In June 2019, ParentInfo changed how they present their articles. While these used to be presented as posts in our Parent Area, they now use the live feed that you will see near the top of the blog site. This is automatically updated weekly.

The posts which appear underneath these posts contain articles from ParentInfo from before June 2019. These articles are still relevant and useful, and so we have left these posts for our parents to continue to refer to and utilise.

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Low mood: a guide for parents

Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help.

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Simple life hacks if your family wants to cut back on screen time

If you feel as though you and your family could make some changes to get back in control of your screen time, here are some easy hacks to help you do it.


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Don’t focus on the so-called ‘Momo Challenge’: educate children about online safety

The so-called Momo challenge understandably caused many parents concern, even though it turned out to be a hoax. Thankfully there is no evidence of direct harm caused to any child, but that doesn’t reduce the worry and confusion for parents.

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National Online Safety guides for parents and carers

Guidance posters for parents and carers have now been added to the links on the top menu.

Please click on National Online Safety guides to see information about a range of apps and games that your child may be accessing.

These guides contain nationally published information from a trusted source, rather than any hype you may see in the media. They give impartial facts and advice and should answer any questions you may have.

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Family banter and self-esteem: drawing the line on what is OK

It is common for family members to tease each other and crack jokes, but when does family banter go too far? 

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Safer Internet Day 2019: How to help your child be kind to others online

Here are some things you can do to teach your child to be kind and respectful online and to expect this from others. 

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