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 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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