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Posted on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020.

Health Update

Posted on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020.

Following recent guidelines from Public Health England and the NHS to places of education, we would like to make all parents aware of the current importance of maintaining high levels of personal hygiene for pupils, staff and parents.

Please refer to the Public Health England website https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england for up to date information and also to the document below:

Parent Warning – Snapchat Update

Posted on Friday, July 7th, 2017.

Parents and children should be aware that Snapchat have introduced a new feature called the ‘Snap Map’. This location based map allows users to see where in the country their Snapchat contacts are, as well as seeing location based photos and videos. the Snap Map shows a user’s Bitmoji, their cartoon avatar within Snapchat, pinpointed on a world map. Users can then zoom into the map to see the exact location of their friends.

This feature has prompted safeguarding concerns for children – particularly if they have added people they do not actually know to their contacts.
We recommend that Snapchat users – particularly children – switch their settings to ‘Ghost Mode’ which means that only the user can see their own location.

Further information on the Snap Map and what the different settings are can be found in the document below:

Snapchat overview

Supporting children after a frightening event

Posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017.

The attached document is designed to help adults to understand how children and young people might react to frightening events and to give some ideas of what might help.

After the Event – Dave Trickey

Further copies are available from www.traumaticstress.org.uk