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News updates for children

Some parents may be struggling to keep kids from going outside, without frightening them with the full scale of the current crisis. (Friends yesterday described going on their quick walk, and finding themselves shrieking “stay away from that lady!” to really confused children). Children are also spending more time online at the moment and there is increasing concern about the ‘fake’ news and information that they may be coming across which might add to their anxiety. Here are a couple … Read more

Practical Advice on How to Stay Calm in a Crisis

This text was posted on the Haringey Covid-19 Mutual aid group page we found it helpful and hope that you do too… This is why we all might all be feeling a little wobbly at the moment… IN CRISES, WE START DOING WEIRD STUFF: Over the last week I have struggled to sleep, stayed up late into the night reading endless news articles, bought pasta I don’t even like very much, got angry with my mum for not staying home. … Read more

Parent tips: Things to do at home

Dear all many of our staff are now at home with small and not so small children, we have been sharing ideas of ways to keep them occupied and active and ourselves healthy and sane, so we thought we would share them with you too. If you have any tips or ideas, please send them to us at newsletter@safety-net.org.uk with best wishes The Safety Net Team Safety Net staff tips for keeping children and adults at home

Safety Rocks Newsletter Special Edition

Dear Parents and carers, in these extraordinary and worrying times we thought it would be useful to pull together some information, tips and ideas to help you and your family to stay safe and well. Safety Net newsletter special edition

OUT NOW! New Spring/Summer 2020 Training Brochure

Our NEW Spring/Summer 2020 Training Brochure is out now! As well as our mandatory core Safeguarding Courses, we are also increasing our Well-being training opportunities. Building Emotional Resilience in Children, Young People and Families, Mindfulness 4 Week Course, and Protective Behaviours will help anyone who works with children and young people including teaching staff, learning mentors, early years workers, and any one working in a community or voluntary group. Happy Reading! Training Brochure SPRING SUMMER 2020

Anti-Bullying Week Newsletter out now

Our Safety Rocks newsletter, is out today with lots of information, tips and advice about how parents and carers can help support children and young people around bullying issues, whether face to face or online. For the primary school version follow this link Anti-Bullying Week newsletter primary For the version for parents of secondary aged young people follow this link Anti-Bullying Week Newsletter secondary

Happy Halloween

Have fun and stay safe this Halloween with our Seasonal Safety Tips Seasonal Safety Tips

How to talk to children about “eco anxieties”

We asked 600 children aged 9 – 10 “what worries you the most”? They told us that the environment was at the top of their worry list, with an overwhelming 51% saying that they worried about this more than school issues (27%) or things at home (16%) or problems in their neighbourhood (6%). To help parents and carers to talk to children about the environment we have put together an Information Sheet with some useful tips and resources. Talking to … Read more

Out Now! Autumn/Winter 2019-20 Training Brochure

Safety Net are pleased to announce new dates for our Safeguarding and Child Protection, and Wellbeing training courses. Click on the link below to find out more: Training Brochure Autumn/Winter 2019-20 Courses include: – Introduction to Safeguarding and Child Protection – Safeguarding Lead – Effective Supervision of Staff – Safeguarding – Protective Behaviours – Mindfulness for Practitioners NEW courses for 2019/2020: – Building and Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Children, Young People and Adults – Safeguarding: What Trustees Need to Know … Read more