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Online Safety

Below are some links to help you keep your child safe online. We strongly recommend that you take the time to look at them.

Advice for children in High School re: Sexting but is useful for parents to read now. 

Information about Instagram and how young people can be safe and responsible when using it.

Online Safety support for parents and carers:

BBC Webwise is part of the BBC website with help & support for all aspects of internet safety.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/parents-film

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."
http://www.digizen.org/

Keeping Young Children Safe Online (UK Safer Internet Centre) - A useful eSafety Guide for parents http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ufiles/Keeping-Young-Children-Safe-Online.pdf

A guide from Google to show parents how they can protect your family online.
http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/familysafety/

YouTube Safety Centre - http://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/safety.html

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."
http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents/about_digital_parenting/Resources.html

The Cybersmile Foundation website (The Cyberbullying Charity)http://www.cybersmile.org

'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.
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/parentsguide/

"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".
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parents-guide-to-technology

How to set up the parental controls offered by your internet provider (UK Safer Internet Centre) http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls

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.
http://www.childnet.com/kia/parents/

 

Webcam safety- BBC Webwise - http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/25812110

Avoiding Ratting - Remote Access Trojans -https://www.getsafeonline.org/protecting-yourself/avoiding-ratting/

Child Safety Online Overview (Knowthenet)http://www.knowthenet.org.uk/knowledge-centre/child-safety

 

 Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying