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Useful guides for parents, carers and families

We have compiled a list of useful guides and links to other websites covering many common issues and concerns.


View the Encouraging Better Behaviour guide on the NSPCC website.

Discipline information and advice for parents and families on the Family Lives website.

Advice on improving communication with your children on the NSPCC website.


Advice on how to talk to your child about bullying on the Family Lives website.

Advice for parents and families from the Anti-Bullying Network.


Advice for parents on managing stress and anger from the Young Minds.


A parent's guide to common childhood illnesses on the Nene NHS website 

A young person's guide to health and happiness on the Nene NHS website


A guide for separating parents from CAFCASS.


Advice on keeping children safe from battery buttons from the Child Accident Prevention Trust

Advice about how to decide whether to leave your child at home alone from the NSPCC.

Advice on handling babies with care from the NSPCC.


Advice on supporting your child through the change to secondary school on the Family Lives website.

Advice on starting primary school on the Family Lives website.

Sexual abuse

Teach your child the NSPCC's 'Underwear Rule' and help protect them from abuse.

Sex and Relationships

Spot the signs of Child Sexual Exploitation advice from Barnado’s.


Advice for parents supporting your child to go to university and beyond from The Complete University Guide
A comprehensive university comparison site, offering students resources, tools, student discounts and university stats and rankings.

A website which tells you everything you need to know about Clearing and Adjustment and offers an app which allows you to speak to universities directly.

Click here to view our Jargon Buster

Last updated: 05 January 2024

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