Online Safety

Online Safety

It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. There is a lot of information available to parents, we've listed some sites here that you may find useful. 

The Government has published information to help families stay safe online during Covid:

Government advice for families for online safety during Covid

The NSPCC website offers lots of useful information, from setting up parental controls to advice on online games and video apps - https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

Safer Internet offers support to parents who are supporting their children to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively;  .https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

Childnet offer useful advice on the internet generally https://www.childnet.com/  and specifically on keeping under fives safe online -  https://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Keeping-Under-Fives-Safe-Online.pdf

Think You Know offers advice for parents and carers;  https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

Bullying UK offers parents advice on cyberbullying; https://www.bullying.co.uk/cyberbullying/?_ga=2.19531583.6027461.1580374647-567485750.1580374647

 

Swiggle is a new, friendly search engine aimed at children in Key Stage 2. It has been designed and developed by South-west Grid for Learning, a charity dedicated to empowering the safe and secure use of technology;  https://swiggle.org.uk/

So many children have access to phones and tablets this poster shows apps that parents should be aware of:

 

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