Online Safety Guidance

Children spend a lot of time online whilst at home, it can be great fun but there are a lot of potential risks so it is important that parents talk to their children about staying safe.

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Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre – Make a report by clicking on the link to the left if something has happened online which has made you feel unsafe, scared or worried for yourself or your child.

The guides below contain excellent guidance for the three of the most commonly used applications at home, particularly for Junior children.

Parent Guides

WhatsApp

YouTube Parents’ Guide

Instagram Parents Guide

Snapchat overview 7-7-17

SimSimi 12-4-17

WhatsappGuide 10-3-17

Instagram Guide 10-3-17

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Conversation Starters for Parents and Carers

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Factsheet for Parents and Carers

NSPCC Assembly & Workshop 13-2-17

NSPCC & CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection) Videos

The videos below from the NSPCC and CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection) prompt important discussions about the dangers of sharing personal images and information online.

Play Like Share are the most recent videos from CEOP. Click the link below for a guide in how to use it.

Play Like Share Parents and Carers Helpsheet

NSPCC Share Aware Parent Guide

NSPCC Share Aware Website

Websites also provide a range of excellent information specifically for parents, please use the links below. There is also an E-Safety page for children within this website and as a school we regularly send updates via our weekly newsletter and via our Twitter account which can be accessed via the Homepage (you do not need to have a Twitter account).

If you are concerned about an online incident that has happened at home please click the Report button located at the top of the page.

NSPCC Guidance

Child Net International for Parents

Click on the logos below to access more useful websites.

Useful Information Sources
0808 800 5002 O2 & NSPCC – Call the number to get free advice about how to keep your child safe online.
logo Parental Controls – Advice on setting controls for your internet and devices.
Thinkuknow Parents & Carers – The CEOP’s ThinkUKnow guidance and awareness information for parents and carers.
Thinkuknow Primary Children – 5 to 7 years old – The CEOP’s ThinkUKnow guidance and awareness information for primary school children
Thinkuknow Primary Children – 8 to 11 years old – The CEOP’s ThinkUKnow guidance and awareness information for primary school children.
1250728637 NSPCC – Keeping children safe from abuse online and in the real world. Excellent guidance and support for parents and children.
Anti-bullying Alliance Anti-Bullying Alliance – this is an alliance of over 60 organisations, who work together to stop bullying and create safer environments for children and young people.
Digizen The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen awareness and understanding of digital citizenship.
Childnet International Childnet International is a not-for-profit organisation that working and liaises with others to help make the internet a safe but great place for children.
UK Saferinternet e-Safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
UKCCIS The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) is a group of more than 200 organisations drawn from across government, industry, law, academia and charity sectors that work in partnership to help keep children safe online.
Google Family Safety The web was designed to be explored, but Google has controls to help you keep it a safer place for your family to roam. Visit their facilities to learn about the online tools available.
Get Safe Online Get Safe Online is one of the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.