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• 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.....

 

 

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.