Internet Safety

The following websites are aimed at ensuring children learn how to stay safe when they are online.  Aimed at different age groups, there is something here for everyone.

 

 

A quick guide to some popular apps

 

 

 

Parent Zone – From internet safety magazines and online training, to parent guides on the latest digital trends and platforms, you can find advice and support here

 

 

Antibullying Pro – Support and guidance for all forms of bullying, including homophobic, racist and disablist bullying.

 

Childline – If a child or young person has had a nude or sexualised pictures of themselves shared online Childline will work with them to get the images quickly removed.

 

NSPCC – Net Aware gives information on games, apps and offers help and support for parents and carers.

 

Advice for Parents on Cyberbullying – advice issued by the Department for Education.

 

 

Safer Internet UK – Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online including how to set up parental controls via your at home internet provider

 

Social Media Guidance – DCC issued Social Networking guidance for Parents

 

 

 

CBBC Own It –  a new website full of fun and empowering tips, insight, stories and advice to help 9-12 year olds get the most out of their time online

 

Childnet – a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children

 

O2  – are currently working in conjunction with the NSPCC. They will provide online safety help for mobile devices – you can even drop into an O2 store for help.

 

Snopes – Not sure if something is a hoax? This site will debunk myths, urban legends and tall stories.

Safe Kids Quiz
 The Online Safety Quiz is your chance to show that you know how to be a safe Internet surfer. Answer each question and, when you get it right, you’ll go to the next question.
Think You Know    The “Thinkuknow” website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre.

CEOP form part of the National Crime Agency and  have a dedicated area of their ‘Think you Know’ website for parents and carers.