Online safety – keeping children safe

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.

 

Parent Zone

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.

Link to Parent Zone

 

Parent Protect

The following resource provides links to some helpful guidance that covers a wide range of internet safety issues.

Link to Parent Protect

 

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

 

NSPCC

Last year the NSPCC helpline saw a 45% increase in contacts from people worried about children experiencing online 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