Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. The modern world makes this a huge challenge for all of us. Teenagers have always felt invincible and many of them are unable to assess risk and recognise when they are putting themselves into danger. Information, both true and fake, is readily available to students on a range of topics but they find it difficult to sift through it all. The media provides them with a series of role models who often behave badly and disrespectfully but young people’s emotional maturity leaves them unable to make a judgement about what is normal and acceptable. They need guidance to make the right decisions and keep themselves safe.
However the following websites provide useful information in how to keep your children safe.
Hope Valley College subscribes to National Online Safety which provide us with training for staff, parents and governors. Parents can access their resources at