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COMMUNITY | Newport County AFC's partner Kidscape put on virtual workshops for young people and families during ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

24 September 2020

Newport County AFC's partner Kidscape have diarised virtual workshops for young people and their families to participate in during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Kidscape, who were announced as the club's official partner in March, are a charity who work closely with children, parents, carers and professionals, delivering high impact programmes of support throughout the community to prevent bullying and keep children safe.

They have had to adapt their ZAP resilience programmes for children, parents and carers so that they can be delivered in a virtual learning environment.

ZAP Community Online is a FREE one hour workshop for young people aged 9-16 who are dealing with a bullying situation, or have experienced bullying.

It provides young people with a range of tools to increase assertiveness, build confidence and help manage bullying situations.

As part of ZAP Community Online, Kidscape also provide a supporting session for parents and carers.

The next ZAP Community Online workshops dates:

Wednesday 7th October - 4:30pm-6pm

Wednesday 21st October - 10:30am-12pm

Wednesday 28th October - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Kidscape are also offering digital safety training for parents and carers The workshop runs online for an hour and a half, and aims to equip parents and carers with the knowledge to understand the positives of the digital world, as well as the potential risks associated with keeping children and young people safe online.

During the workshop, parents will learn about harmful content online, cyberbullying, gaming, live-streaming, grooming, popular apps and much more.

The digital safety training for parents and carers workshop will be delivered via the Zoom platform.

The next digital safety training workshop dates:

Monday 9th November - 10:30am-12pm

Monday 16th November - 5pm-6:30pm

If you wish to register for any of these workshops, please contact Carole via email at

You can find out more information about Kidscape by clicking here.

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