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Safeguarding Alert

Dear Families,


Its been brought to our attention by a number of our pupils that they have been watching a show on Netflix called "Squid Games".


The content is highly inappropriate for children and has a PEGI of 15+ this includes sexual violence, Suicide, Murder and extreme violence.


We strongly advise that pupils are not to watch this programme.  School will be banning games around the "squid games" theme on our playground and in school.


PEGI ratings are in place to protect children from harm which includes Mental Well-being.


If you require any support in setting parent locks on streaming sites or any other additional support, please do not hesitate to ask.