Online safety – keeping children safe
Even without COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions forcing children to spend more time online for schooling, socialising and entertainment. It is extremely important that parents and children know how to keep safe online. The following websites give useful advice, hints and tips to help you.
To help families learn about internet safety together in a fun and engaging way Google have have created ‘The Legends Family Adventure’ series in partnership with Aardman Animations and Parent Zone.
The following resource provides links to some helpful guidance that covers a wide range of internet safety issues.
Think You Know
Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
Explore one of the six Thinkuknow websites for advice about staying safe when you’re on a phone, tablet or computer.
Link to Think You Know
Last year the NSPCC helpline saw a 45% increase in contacts from people worried about children experiencing online sexual abuse. That’s why they’re campaigning for laws to protect young people online. Use their advice, tools and resources to help keep every child safe online.
Link to NSPCC
Childnet – online safety for young people
The Childnet Digital Leaders Programme is a youth leadership training platform which empowers young people to educate their peers about online safety.
Link to Childnet
Internet Matters – Keeping children safe online
From age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, you’ll find a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.
Link to Internet Matters