The Red Cross have produced a lovely calendar aimed at developing friendships and valuing connections.  There are two versions of the full calendar available to download, one for 5-7 year olds and one for 7-11 year olds. Both are packed with lots of fun activities.

Cyber security

For girls in Y8 or Y9 interested in a career in cyber-security, there is still time to register and take part in the CyberFirst Girls competition.  Registration is still open.
THey are also looking for schools to apply to be CyberFirst Schools too if anyone is interested



Bett have announced one of their keynote speakers to be Steven Bartlett.  He’s the founder of Social Chain, Diary of a CEO host and the youngest ever dragon.  Here is the link to register for Bett 2023 

Digital parenting

Leonie Smith has written a useful, down to earth article explaining that this needs to start early in the child’s life and it isn’t about trying to stay one step ahead or trying to outsmart children. Take a look for yourself HERE, it might be worth sharing with your parents.

Resources for Parents

Webwise Ireland have got some fabulous, free resources that you can send out to parents including talking points, tips and more, all of which can be downloaded from HERE.

Foster Carers – Enable

Some children are more vulnerable than others online, and that includes foster children. Yet the online world means so much to them, such as a refuge from their everyday difficulties, support and connection.  Enable is a free, incredibly useful training resource for foster carers written in consultation with foster carers, young people, online safety specialists and psychologists. You can find more information HERE.


And finally, something beautiful. is a creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire you. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture.

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