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Useful websites

Approachable Parenting - Guiding Muslim Families to Better Parenting includes an easy-to-read, comprehensive guide developed by the International Institute of Islamic Thought and contains what you need to know on how to parent with confidence.

Children Educated at Home - Click on the link to view the Government website for Elective Home Education information.

Parent TV -.has advice for parents on learning, behaviour and wellbeing for children 5 - 9, 9 - 14, 14 - 19 year olds, themes include:

  • Safety in the street 5-9
  • Keeping young children safe outdoors
  • Safety on the street 14-19
  • Helping teens to stay safe
  • Victims of crime
  • What to do if your teenager is a victim of crime
  • Gangs
  • Talk about and deal with the potential dangers of gangs


  • Teen parties
  • What to do when your teenager wants to throw a party
  • Staying out late
  • Teens who come home after hours
  • Teenage years
  • Keeping your teen safe while supporting their need for independence
  • Drugs
  • How to talk to your teenager about the realities of drugs
  • Sex
  • Help your teen grow up safely and with confidence

Independence and growing up

  • Home alone
  • When is it safe to leave your child alone in the home?
  • Wanting their independence
  • Keeping your children safe as they become more independent
  • Growing up too fast?
  • Why children are growing up faster
  • Don’t expect change overnight
  • Learn to recognise the signs that your child is growing up - even if at times it feels like they aren't!

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