Internet Safety Advice For Parents
As the internet becomes more and more prevalent in the lives of our children it is important we know how to keep them safe. Below are a number of links and resources to inform you of the risks on the internet for children. If you are worried about any aspect of e-safety, please contact school.
Parent, carers and families
Advice for Keeping Children Safe Online - A useful Online Safety Guide for parents
Cyber Streetwise - "Find out about easy steps you can take to protect your home or business from cyber crime" -
BBC Webwise is part of the BBC website with help & support for all aspects of internet safety.
Avoiding Ratting - Remote Access Trojans -
The Digizen website - "This provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible Digital Citizens."
'The Parents' and Carers' Guide to the Internet', has been created by CEOP to provide a light hearted and realistic look at what it takes to be a better online parent.
A guide from Google to show parents how they can protect your family online.
YouTube Safety Centre -
The 'Digital Parenting Guide' from Vodaphone "Read about the very latest technology and challenges in our new magazine - our Expert View articles, 'How to' guides and Take Action checklists will help you to stay up-to-date and feel more confident about getting involved."
"The Parents Guide to Technology from the UK Safer Internet Centre has been created to answer these questions and introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly".
The parents section of the Know IT All website. The site contains information about positive ways young people are using different technologies, what the risks are to users and it outlines practical advice in avoiding or minimising risks when using online and mobile technologies.
Webcam safety- BBC Webwise - http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/25812110
Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) - Criminal content can reported to this organisation - http://www.iwf.org.uk
Facebook Family Safety Centre - http://www.facebook.com/safety
Child Safety Online Overview (Knowthenet)
Digital resilience resources for parents
Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying
Internet Matters website
How to set up the parental controls offered by your internet provider (UK Safer Internet Centre)
User guides for phones, tablets and game systems
User guide for game systems
Parental controls for mobile phones
Internet Safety Day 2021
The attached documents are regarding keeping safe online.
There is a document for parents, some top tips for children and then a 'Family Agreement' activity to complete.
It's a great way to start a discussion about pressing issues and ensure your children are keeping safe online during this pandemic; a time where we are using online resources more than ever.
This link provides various leaflets on what issues young people might be facing online which are age specific.