iOS 15 – What You Need to Know About the Latest Update


Apple has released the latest update to their mobile system following a recent security breach much covered in the media. With iOS 15, there are multiple new features that change some of Apple’s core products in a big way. Our online safety experts have looked at all the new features in this update to

iOS 15 – What You Need to Know About the Latest Update2023-09-27T12:44:55+01:00

Gaming Buzzwords – Understanding Your Gamer


Date Published: 14th May, 2021 A study taken in 2020 showed that 72% of parents don’t understand gaming jargon used by their children. It’s important to understand what these words mean, as some of them can be violent or dangerous. We’ve compiled a cheat sheet of the most common words used by the gaming community and what they mean

Gaming Buzzwords – Understanding Your Gamer2023-09-28T10:45:17+01:00

Safer Sharenting


What is Sharenting? Many parents use social media to share important moments of their children’s lives with friends and family. Some children’s digital footprints begin before they are even born, when parents share an image of a baby scan to announce their exciting news. Creating a digital footprint for a child by

Safer Sharenting2021-12-10T17:06:30+00:00

Insight into Influencers


An influencer is someone with an online social media presence and with a large enough following to market or ‘influence’ their audience to buy products, services and goods. The truth is that anyone can be an influencer, and some are famous solely for being an influencer. Popular influencers often create and sustain a

Insight into Influencers2023-01-20T14:58:45+00:00

Using Apple’s Family Sharing Settings


Have you checked your set up? The Family Sharing settings on Apple products are a great way to share music, TV, books or other purchases made on the App store with all the family. The feature allows you to set up ‘Parent’ and ‘Child’ accounts on Apple devices, which means the

Using Apple’s Family Sharing Settings2021-12-10T17:07:46+00:00

5 Ways to Use Our Home Learning Hub to Engage Young People


Home learning with the young people in your care can feel both incredibly rewarding, and overwhelmingly stressful. Juggling home responsibilities alongside guiding a young person through their learning may seem like an impossible task at times. It’s important to remember that you’re not being asked to replace their teachers. Nobody should expect you to

5 Ways to Use Our Home Learning Hub to Engage Young People2022-04-26T11:00:38+01:00

What is ‘sadfishing’?


You may have heard the term 'sadfishing' in the media this week and wondered what it was. This concerning trend is not new, but it does serve as an indicator for the state of young people’s wellbeing online and their attempts to cope. The term 'sadfishing' refers to the act of posting about a personal problem online to gain

What is ‘sadfishing’?2021-12-02T16:02:31+00:00
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