Online Safety - Home information

• Follow the age restrictions for social networking sites, games and apps

• Keep your computer in a shared area

• Talk to your child about their online habits

• Make sure your child knows what to do if they do come across inappropriate content or something that makes them feel uncomfortable

• Ensure privacy settings are regularly checked and updated

• Encourage the use of search engines designed specifically for children such as Swiggle.org.uk or Kiddle

• Explore e-safety sites - There are lots of links to useful e-safety sites for children below. Take time to browse through them with your child.

 

As a school we are connected to the London Grid for Learning (LGfL) which has a whole array of specific online safety resources which can be accessed by clicking this image link.....

 

 

Click on this image to view a really handy booklet about parenting in today's digital world. It was published by 2Simple to coincide with Internet Safety Day 2019.

 

  

Alternatively, here are  links to some of the more common online safety sites.

 CEOPs – the place to get advice on and report an inappropriate or potentially illegal content or action that you see online. https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ 

 

Childline - a online resource helping to make the internet a great and safe place for children

 

 Digizen – this resources all sorts of advice on how we, as adults, can encourage children to become responsible digital citizen and discerning when viewing digital content.

 

 Internet Matters - Helping parents keep their children safe online.

 

 Know It All for Parents – is a unique interactive online safety guide put together by Childnet International.

 

 Kidsmart – a fantastic online resource with online safety tips. There is also a fantastic children’s section for your children to explore.

 

 NSPCC guide to online safety – advice on the appropriateness of online content from the NSPCC.

 

 NSPCC guide to social networks - advice for social networking.

 

 

Thinkuknow– an excellent website that has all sorts of advice for parents and carers as well as sections for children who want to learn about E-safety for themselves - an excellent resource to look at as a family.

 

  UK Safer Internet Centre – this website contains a wealth of resources and content about how to keep children safe online. They are also the group behind the Safer Internet Day initiative that is celebrated on a yearly basis.

 

    Youtube - a parents guide to using the product safely.