for schools & parents
Be Real is the new and fast-growing social media platform that is piquing the interest of young people across the world. The terms and conditions of this app state the minimum age of use is 13 years old. Read about what you need to know about the app here.
With an ability to generate realistic responses within seconds, from writing computer code to writing a news article about itself, there are growing concerns amongst staff that students may be using the website to write their work for them. We discuss the concerns and what you can do to ensure your child to ensure they get the benefits that Chat GPT offers whilst making sure they are aware of the potential risks.
Ofcom research published in 2022 found that 24% of three and four-year-olds have their own social media profiles, and this rises to 60% of the eight-to eleven-year-olds. Karl Hopwood, an independent online safety expert, discusses the online pressures children and young people face and offers parents and carers practical advice on how to help them think critically about what they are viewing online.
We have been informed by several schools that there are increasing concerns surrounding the growing popularity of Omegle. In response to the rise in safeguarding concerns about this site, we’ve created this blog to help spread awareness and provide you with practical tools and advice on how to talk to your child/ren about it.