8 tips for online safety during lockdown
It is important that we keep those conversations going so the NSPCC (NetAware) has put together an article for parents. The games and apps on the NetAware website have been risk assessed to bring the advice, guidance and opinion up to date so you can be assured that the information is recent and relevant.
At school, we teach the children the SMART rules for keeping safe online.
The children know that if they are worried about online abuse or the way someone is communicating with them, then they should click CEOP and make a report.
Whether you’re puzzled by parental controls or would like to get knowledgeable about gaming, this site can help. We all know that it can sometimes be challenging to keep up to speed with what children and young people are doing online. Here you will find advice on where to begin, how to set up parental controls, and guidance on how to talk to your children about keeping safe online.
Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command.
Since 2006, Thinkuknow has been keeping children and young people safe by providing education and ensuring that everyone has access to this practical information – children, young people, their parents and carers and the professionals who work with them.
Click here for specific guidance on gaming.
Thinkuknow has also produced several family activity sheets to support with different aspects of Online Safety:
They have also created short videos for parents and carers regarding these issues - click here.
Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly. Click here for parental guides and information.
Finding simple tips to help children develop healthy online habits and a good digital diet to help them thrive on and offline.
Here is a new guide published by the Virtual College to support parents in knowing how to keep their children safe online.
Click here for the latest copy of DITTO - the Digital Parenting magazine.