Below are a range of resources designed to help parents and carers support young people with any problems they may be facing. For advice and support for young people, see our student advice and support page.

MASH – if you have a safeguarding concern about any young person or family
Tel: 0300 500 8090 (this can be anonymous)
Website: https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/childrens-social-care/nottinghamshire-children-and-families-alliance/pathway-to-provision/multi-agency-safeguarding-hub-mash

Barnardo’s – See, Hear, Respond – Support During Covid-19
Website: https://www.barnardos.org.uk/see-hear-respond

Leaflets

Online Safety

Top tips for parents and carers for online safety
https://nationalonlinesafety.com

Cyber safety – some useful tips about all types of online safety supported by the Anti-Bullying Alliance
https://www.internetmatters.org/issues/cyberbullying/

Staying safe online
http://www.safetynetkids.org.uk/personal-safety/staying-safe-online/

A parents and carers guide to staying safe on Microsoft Teams
https://www.magnusacademy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/A-parents-guide-to-keeping-safe-on-Teams.pdf

14 ways to be kind online
https://www.magnusacademy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/14-Ways-to-be-kind-online.pdf

A parents and carers guide to online grooming
https://www.magnusacademy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/A-parents-guide-to-online-grooming.pdf

What parents and carers need to know about Zoom
https://www.magnusacademy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/What-parents-need-to-know-about-Zoom.pdf

Mental Health Support

Understanding anxiety in children
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/anxiety-in-children/

Self-harm and suicidal thoughts in children and young people – course
https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/free-courses/understanding-young-minds

How to support your mental health during COVID-19 outbreak
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/876989/Easy_read_looking_after_your_feelings_and_body.pdf

Supporting young people with their mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak
https://mentalhealth-uk.org/blog/how-to-have-an-open-conversation-with-young-people-about-coronavirus/

Mental health support for under 25s
https://onespaceto.org/

How to maintain good mental well being during isolation
https://www.magnusacademy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/How-to-maintain-good-mental-wellbeing-during-isolation.pdf

LGBTQ+ Support

SEN Support

Other Advice & Support