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TikTok Anorexia Videos

TikTok has launched an investigation and banned some search terms after the Guardian found harmful pro-anorexia content was still easily searchable despite measures taken by the social media company to prohibit the advertising of weight-loss products.   Read about the investigation here.

Conch-Line Chronicles

A game to be aware of but NOT engage children with. Cunch Line (county line) Chronicles is “a light-hearted, satirical take on the darker side of urban UK culture.” The reality is it’s a game that glorifies a very serious issue and how these games make it into the app store is beyond me. Essentially you …

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Top Video Games

Looking for some great video games for your children to play over the holiday season? Well look no further, tech expert Andy Robertson, offers some options for you to consider for children of all ages. Click HERE to read the article.

Playstation 5 – Parental Settings

With the new gaming consoles at the top of many wish lists this year this is a timely guide from Andy Robertson (GeekDadGamer) which includes how to set up a parent account and child accounts. Setting up the Playstation 5 for your family – click HERE

Megan is Missing

Megan is Missing is a film from 2011 which depicts the online grooming, abduction and assault of a high school student. It’s an awful film and there is a risk of significant trauma from watching it, but how it has become so popular all of a sudden is currently unknown. Although there are variations, the …

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Anti-Bullying Day

Date Palm celebrated Anti-Bullying day today with a splash of colour. Children came into school dressed in multi-coloured clothes – from red trousers, to yellow dresses, to purple shirts. Throughout the day, children were encouraged to express themselves and celebrate their individuality. The children took part in fun team-building activities and were united against bullying. …

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TikTok Parental Controls

TikTok Parental Controls With TikTok surging in popularity, including children deliberately increasing their followers to 1,000 so that they can go live, it’s good to see TikTok making more controls available for parents. The features, which are available via Family Pairing, include the ability to prevent the child searching and preventing strangers from seeing the …

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Among Us

New Game – Among Us A hugely popular new game is now doing the rounds. Called Among Us it has a PEGI rating of 7 and, as with many new games, it has multi-player collaborative features built-in with up to 10 player able to play together, as well as public and private gaming modes. I …

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Black History Month

Date Palm Primary celebrated Black History Day on Friday 23rd October 2020. The children came dressed in cultural clothing and brought an African snack/lunch to eat. They enjoyed learning about prominent figures in history such as Malcolm X, Rosa Parks and Bilal (radiyAllahu anhu). Previous Next