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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

Safety Rocks secondary newsletter

Safety Rocks secondary newsletter summer term Are you interested in helping your child get some experience through volunteering? would you like to know more about how to help them deal with stress and anxiety? Would you like more information about some of the projects and initiatives to keep young people safe that are happening in Brighton and Hove? The Safety Rocks summer newsletter is out now with all of these issues and more…

Safety Rocks newsletter summer term edition

Is coming out this week. In this edition: Child Safety Week June 3rd – 9th, Getting ready for secondary school, dealing with anxiety, Back on Track, support for parents affected by parental alcohol use, playing outdoors and planning your summer and a spotlight on children volunteering as playground buddies. newsletter safety net primary version

Help children focus on their strengths

This is the time of year when lots of children are feeling anxious and stressed about SATS and other exams as well as the changes coming up for children going up to secondary school. Helping children to focus on their strengths can be a very positive way to build resilience. Our strength cards, developed from local children’s work with us is a great way to help them to do that. You can order them here Order Form

Safety Rocks Spring newsletter out soon

Our Safety Rocks newsletter for parents will be coming out after half-term, with information and tips about online safety and how to support children’s emotional well-being and help them deal with anxiety. Pubic Health in Schools have produced a useful list of children’s books that help parents and carers to talk to children about their feelings and issues that might be worrying them.  Safety Rocks spring term edition Emotional Health Book List

Safer Internet Day 2019 “Together for a Better Internet”

This year’s Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations will take place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019. The campaign is organised by the Safer Internet Centre and this year’s slogan, “Together for a better internet“, is a call to action for all of us to join together and play our part in creating a better internet for everyone, and especially for younger users. There is lots more information and advice at the Safer Internet Centre web-site https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2019 Safety Net is a local children’s safety charity, working with schools … Read more