for educators & parents
Because Everyone Likes Something For Nothing…
Listen to our podcasts, read our blog posts, watch Alicia answering your parenting questions, scroll to the bottom for links to specialist organisations.
Got a burning question you’d love to ask your Head but daren’t? Now’s your chance as we collaborate on a podcast with former Head, Peter Hopkinson. With 30 years in education and 17 years as a Head, there’s not a lot he doesn’t know and he’s kindly agreed to answer your questions and give advice.
In this the first of our two part Gambling podcast, Alicia Drummond talks to former Northampton cricketer and recovering gambling addict, Patrick Foster, who is helping and educating young people on gambling.
In the second part of our Gambling podcast, Patrick Foster shares advice on what to look out for and how to help children be aware of the dangers and make informed choices for themselves.
Divorce and separation is often very challenging for all parties, particularly children. We share tips on how to manage the transition and develop a relationship with one another that helps your child adjust and feel secure.
A condition affecting 2% of the population, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be deeply distressing and debilitating for young people. We give you examples of the most common obsessions and compulsions and share advice on how to help.
Help Zone for Parents
Beat Eating Disorders
Beat is the Uk's eating disorder charity. If you are concerned about your son or daughter head to their website for specialist advice.
Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation
The Foundation was started by Dan's parents, Tim & Fiona Spargo-Mabbs, to try and prevent other families from having to go through the pain of losing a child, and to stop the damage done by drugs to young lives.
Act for Autism
Act for autism is a social enterprise that provides insights about autism. If you have a child on the autistic spectrum and would like advice, head to their website.
Allsorts Youth Project
Allsorts Youth Project listens to, supports and connects children and young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Mermaids works to reduce isolation and loneliness for gender variant and transgender children, young people and their families.
Frank is a UK based organisation that provides honest advice and information about drugs. The Frank website also provides information on how to find your nearest support centre.
UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre is an online charity which promotes the safe and responsible use of technology for young people. The charity provides support to children, parents and schools to promote online safety.
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. If you are concerned about a young person struggling with thoughts of suicide head to their website for more information.