Toolkits & resources


We know navigating these issues - with other parents, our children and our schools isn’t easy. So we’ve been working on some guides and resources that can help.
As parents, how can we talk to each other about this?

How to introduce the topic in your class WhatsApp

Letter template to Primary School Headteachers

Letter template to Secondary School Headteachers

S‌martphone alternatives; brick phones, flip phones watches & more

Our official guide to making a Parent Pact in your school



A good way to start a discussion in your school is to bring in an independent expert to give a talk about smartphones, social media, and digital wellbeing. We’ve compiled an evolving list of expert speakers who give talks in schools. Please email us if you know of other experts we can add to this list.


We don’t have all the answers, and the best strategies and tactics will be revealed as the movement grows. These guides are a work in progress, and we’ll be updating them as we learn more and the conversation develops.




Press about the movement

The Today Programme discussion of the parents calling for a ‘smartphone-free childhood’ 

Thought for the Day, Radio 4 

Columnist and author Briony Gordon on the rise of the movement in The Telegraph

Another Telegraph article about ‘the movement of parents uniting on WhatsApp to delay their children from getting smartphones’  



Clare BBC NEWS

Daisy BBC News






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