Always be careful when you are using the internet. It can help you to keep in touch with your friends and help your education – but it can also cause harm – to you and to others.
Remember help is always available at school if you are having any problems online.
Don’t be afraid to talk to your teacher or another adult at school.
E-SAFETY during COVID 19
CEOP/Think You Know have created this page to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.
TikTok – Learn how to set privacy and safety settings on the TikTok social platform to help your child have a safer experience.
Who knows more about the online world, parents or kids? Get the whole family together and take the O2 NSPCC Parents vs Kids quiz. You can play on an Amazon Echo, or on your mobile, desktop or tablet. See who knows the most about the online world, and learn a bit more about staying safe.
Ready for your child to have their first phone – read this first.
NSPCC Net Aware -Look here for advice on social networks, apps and gaming. Really easy search facility with up to date info. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/
Online safety advice broken down into age ranges. https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/
Online safety advice from NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/
Internet Matters – A useful tool showing how to set parental controls across a range of devices and websites.
Video chat during isolation: new for parents and carers Two new Parent Info articles look at some of the things parents and carers should think about to make sure their child's experience of video chat is safe and fun ·
If you or anyone you know is worried about Child Exploitation, Online Protection or anything related to Internet safety please click the link below which will take you to the CEOP reporting website:
Tips for staying safe online:
- Make sure you keep new online friends strictly online. If someone you don't know asks to be your online friend you must ensure an adult knows about it.
- Know how to use the CEOP Button and how to report it to the CEOP Centre if you are concerned about someone’s online behaviour towards you.
Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying – Gov.uk
Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying Who is this advice for? This advice is for parents and carers about cyberbullying. It provides advice and information