Summer time, and particularly the summer holidays, can be full of hazards and risks to manage. Here’s a roundup of some resources to help you help children and parents.

Water Safety


Beach Safety

Shore Thing (RNLI)

Sun Safety

Teenage Cancer Trust
Cancer Research
Skcin (including their school accreditation scheme)

Railway Safety

Network Rail – Primary school resources
Network Rail – Secondary school resources

Keeping safe away from home (NSPCC)

Keeping safe away from home (NSPCC)

Protection from sexual abuse

Whilst its an uncomfortable thought, parents need to ask questions of any childcare provider, play scheme or holiday centre children’s services, about how they prevent their workers harming a child. The NSPCC has a useful video about the prevention of sexual abuse in particular and what adults can do to ask organisations about how they keep children safe. You can watch the video here: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse (NSPCC)