Keeping safe online
Think U Know – each fortnight, new home activity packs are released containing simple 15 minute activities that you can complete with your child. This will support their online safety at a time when they are spending more time online at home.
Video chatting: a guide for parents and carers of primary school-age children– Parent info have produced this useful guide for parents.
Latest government support for parents and carers to keep children safe online – advice and guidance to help parents and carers to keep children safe online during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Recommended online e-safety resources
Tips & Advice. 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.
An outstanding resource, this is a go-to destination for parents who want advice and support about how to keep children safe online. It contains information and guidance about the main e-safety issues children might be exposed to when browsing the internet. The site contains excellent guides to help parents understand information relevant to their child’s age, the latest in connected technologies, mobile applications, social networking and online gaming. It also has instructions for parents on how to set up parental controls for specific broadband and mobile providers, devices and content providers.
Net Aware brings together the NSPCC’s expertise in protecting children and O2’s tech know-how, we’ve got everything you need to help you keep your kids safe online. Whether you’re an online expert or you’re unsure of where to start, we’re here to help.
Net Aware – This excellent resource is produced by O2 and NSPCC. It is a guide for parents to the most popular sites, apps and games that young people use. Using reviews from adults and children, it helps parents decide if a site is right for their child, if it’s age appropriate and explores what risks they might encounter.
Parental Controls & Privacy Setting Guides
Parental Controls Give your child a safe space to explore their curiosity online. Our step by step guides will help you to set up the right controls and privacy settings on the networks, gadgets, apps, and sites they use to give them a safer online experience.
Reporting an Incident
Reporting to CEOP – ThinkUKnow
When should I report? If you’re worried that your child is being groomed online or sexually exploited you should report your concerns to CEOP. It is not always easy to spot the signs of online grooming and sexual exploitation so if you have any concern at all about someone your child is in contact with, you should get in touch.