Parent Support Information

Introduction to Parent Online Safety Courses by Miss Bussey



Dear Parents & Carers,


The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children, and it is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers. Learning how to act safely when using the internet is an incredibly important part of safeguarding our children.


We are therefore delighted to announce that Norton C of E Primary have shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety- providing resources for all parents and carers.  


The resources include Parents & Carers courses (presented by Myleene Klass), online video resources and weekly guides covering a huge range of topics, including:


  • Online Relationships
  • Fake Profiles & Social Bots
  • Online Bullying
  • Online Grooming
  • Live Streaming
  • Screen Addiction
  • Social Media Platforms


  • Age Inappropriate Content
  • Copyright & Ownership
  • Hacking
  • Fake News
  • Personal Data
  • Games & Trends
  • Overspending


To create your account, please follow https://nationalonlinesafety.com/enrol/norton-church-of-england-primary-school and complete your details. When you’re set up, you’ll be able to set ‘Parent/Carer’ as your user type.  


You can access National Online Safety online via any device- including via our brand-new smartphone app. To download the app, please go to:




Answers to frequently asked questions and customer service can be accessed at https://helpdesk.thenationalcollege.co.uk/helpcentre  



Norton C of E Primary

Gloucestershire County Council are running some great wellbeing courses online which are designed especially for parents/carers.  All of the courses are open to all and free* to many.

  *   Upgrade Your Maths is a 5 week course running on Thursday mornings from 10-12. This course is designed especially for parents who are anxious about maths. Parents work in a small group online and are supported so that they soon feeling comfortable tackling a range of maths questions and develop confidence to support their children with their homework. Starting on Thursday 28 April. You can enrol by clicking on this link Upgrade Your Maths<https://courses.glosglobal.net/CourseDetailsView.asp?CODE=GL0055280&NAME=Upgrade+Your+Maths&ID1=2500&ID2=55280&ID3=1>

  *   Help Your Child with Writing for ESOL Parents runs on Wednesday afternoons online. The focus of the class is to improve parents English skills and look at the techniques schools use to support children with their written skills in the UK.  This class runs weekly in term time for 12 weeks. You can enrol by clicking on this link English Class- Help Your Child with Writing<https://courses.glosglobal.net/CourseDetailsView.asp?CODE=GL0055284&NAME=Help+Your+Child+With+Writing+ESOL+Parent&ID1=2500&ID2=55284&ID3=1>

  *   Calming the Mind is a 4 week introduction to mindfulness. Parents who attended this course last year have noticed a real change in their lives, and a greatly improved relationship with their children. This course is running on Monday evenings and Tuesday mornings, starting in early May. You can get more details and enrol by clicking on the links Calming the Mind Tuesdays<https://courses.glosglobal.net/CourseDetailsView.asp?CODE=GL0055281&NAME=Calming+the+Mind&ID1=2500&ID2=55281&ID3=1> or Calming the Mind Monday Evenings<https://courses.glosglobal.net/CourseDetailsView.asp?CODE=GL0055282&NAME=Calming+the+Mind&ID1=2500&ID2=55282&ID3=1>

Parents can enrol online through the above links.

* The courses are free if you are over 19 years old, have lived in the UK for 3 or more years, have a valid Residence Permit, and are one of the following: Unemployed or earning below £17,374 per year; Qualified below a Level 2 ( less than 5 GCSEs); Have mental health challenges, Have a learning difficulty or disability.