1609, 2021

Safeguarding ALERT: Gacha Heat

Safeguarding Alert Our online safety experts have been alerted to the concept of ‘Gacha Heat’ videos using the characters and backgrounds from the popular roleplaying game Gacha Life. These videos contain characters and backgrounds made on Gacha Studio which

1609, 2021

Understanding the Age Appropriate Design Code

What is it? The Age Appropriate Design Code (sometimes referred to as The Children’s Code) is a new code of practice that sets out standards of age-appropriate design for “information society services” that are likely to be accessed by children.

1009, 2021

Levelling Up: A Round Up of Our Best Gaming Resources

With the rapid advancement of technology and the big boom of the gaming industry in 2020, there is a good chance your household has at least one gamer living in it. Gaming is one of the fastest evolving social

1009, 2021

Talking to Young People About Suicide

If a young person in your care has an active suicide plan you should present with them to your nearest A&E for immediate support. According to Papyrus, 1 in 4 young people will experience thoughts of suicide at some point.

309, 2021

Roblox – What You Need To Know

There are so many online gaming platforms nowadays, it can be difficult to keep track of them all! One of the oldest platforms is Roblox, which is celebrating its 15th birthday this week. Roblox experienced a 122% increase in platform

2608, 2021

The Back-to-School Guide for an Online Generation

It’s that time of year again! When summer t-shirts are swapped for school ties, beach shorts replaced by crisp white shirts, and sandals in shoe-racks switch places with shiny new school shoes. Alongside these replacements, there are other transitions

1008, 2021

Exam Results: Dealing with Disappointment in the Digital World

Receiving exam results is always a stressful time. It’s the culmination of countless hours of hard work and stress on top of navigating education throughout a pandemic. For many, it will be a time of joy and looking forward to the future. However,

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