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Safety Rocks Newsletters

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We’ve teamed up with Safety Net to collaborate on their termly newsletter for parents of primary school aged children, offering advice and information on how to keep children safe in Brighton & Hove

You can view previous editions below:

  • Safety Rocks Summer 2018 Newsletter: with advice from Child Safety Week on preventing accidents, hints and tips on moving up to secondary school and dealing with change, and information for parents on Fortnight and age-restrictions on using social media. The Safety Rocks Secondary School Newsletter: Summer 2018 has tips to help manage exam stress and anxiety, information on the worrying use of Xanax as a recreational drug, and signs that a young person may be caught up in “County Lines”.
  • Safety Rocks Spring 2018 looking at fake news, creating a family contract around online safety, and responding to your questions about dog poo
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Autumn 17 Looking at Anti-bullying week and the them of All Different: All Equal
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Summer 2017 with a focus on Child Safety Week and building children’s strengths
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter: Spring 2017 focuses on Safer Internet Day and how we can find a balance between screen time and family time.It contains conversation starters and tips from a local parent, as well as links to further advice and support.
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Autumn 2016 – The Kindness Edition: focusing on the importance of kindness; in preventing bullying, helping us to manage stressful times and looking after ourselves and others
  • Safety Rocks Summer 2016 looks at Child Safety Week and online safety, helping children deal with anxiety, the government campaign “Together we can Tackle Child Abuse”, and tips for summer safety. There is also an edition for parents of older children: Safety Rocks Secondary School Newsletter: Summer 2016
  • Safety Rocks Spring 2016 looks at online safety following on from Safer Internet Day, how to talk to your children about serious incidents including the refugee crisis, and healthy eating & positive body image
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Autumn 2015 looking at neglect, fire-setting, Anti-Bullying Week: making a noise about bullying, and how to talk to your children about strangers.
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Summer 2015 including a focus on moving up to secondary school, tips from Child Safety Week on managing Morning Mayhem & Teatime Terrors and ideas of what to do in the summer holidays. There is also an edition for parents of older children Safety Rocks Secondary Newsletter Summer 2015 which looks at teenage parties as well.
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Spring 2015 featuring advice on online safety following Safer Internet Day, information on a Safety Consultation at a local Primary School, what to do if you are worried that your child has an eating disorder, and information on our drawing competition.
  • Safety Rocks Newsletter Autumn 2014 featured advice on bullying following Anti-Bullying Week, as well as Bonfire & Firework Safety and information on Parents’ Week.

Would you like to be a Safety Rocks Parent Champion?
We are looking for parents to help us find out if we are covering the safety topics that parents are interested in; get some feedback on how we are doing and encourage more parents to read the newsletter. Training will be available.

If you are interested in becoming a Safety Rocks Champion, please email newsletter@safety-net.org.uk