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Resources for Safer Gaming for Young People

Sep 16, 2019

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Enable young people to benefit from the opportunities of online gaming as well as develop the skills to respond safely to risks with these three resources:

1. Play Like Share: updated for 2019 Play Like Share has been awarded the PSHE Association Quality Mark!

Use these animations and the updated resource pack to help 8-10s to:

-  Identify signs of abusive behaviour they may come across on gaming platforms -  Respond safely if they think someone is trying to manipulate, pressure or threaten them -  Get help from an appropriate source if they need it.

Download the episodes and pack here.

  2. Jessie & Friends Episode 3 of the three-part Jessie & Friends series explores the opportunities and risks of the online gaming world and helps under-7s to:

-  Understand the importance of keeping personal information safe -  Identify and respond safely to manipulative behaviour -  Know how to seek help from an adult they trust -  The resource has been awarded the PSHE Association Quality Mark.

Download the episode and pack here.   3. Online gaming advice for teens Our 11-13 and 14+ websites offer open and honest advice on enjoying gaming safely.

You can use our articles ‘Gaming' and ‘Online gaming: tips for playing safe’ as a way to start these important conversations with young people.