Internet Safety – Helpful Links and Resources

 

 

As parents and carers you have an important influence over how your child uses technology. Promoting open and honest conversation with your child will prepare them for making sensible decisions in the future.

The UK Safer Internet Centre have released this helpful clip for parents and carers as part of their Safer Internet Day on 6th February 2018.

For further resources, fun activities, support and information visit:

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018/sid2018-education-packs/education-pack-parents-and-carers

See below for alternative places to access support and guidance to help keep your child safe online:

Parents and Carers Pack – Factsheet 2018

SWGfL Safety and Security Guide

This guide contains all of the South West Grid for Learning safety and security policies in one document. The guide introduces our SWGfL Safe service and details the policies that we enforce to protect your school.

thinkuknow.co.uk

This website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre and contains loads of information on internet safety and safe surfing for young people. All hot topics about online safety are covered – including mobiles, blogging and gaming sites – and you can tell us if you feel uncomfortable or worried about someone you’re chatting to online.

 

Cyberbullying

Childline support for Cyberbullying

http://www.childline.org.uk/Explore/Bullying/Pages/CyberBullying.aspx

Childnet Cyberbullying resources

http://www.childnet.com/resources/know-it-all-for-parents/kiafp-cd

Safer Searching

KS2 safer search engine based on Google safe search

http://www.swiggle.org.uk/

Instruction and video about Google safe search

http://www.google.com/support/websearch/bin/answer.py?answer=510

 

Personal Information sharing – risks

Jigsaw film

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=599I1E-rWTU

General E-Safety Support

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre and Thinkuknow for parents

http://ceop.police.uk/ and https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

Google short film clips, parental guidance on child use of internet and devices

http://www.google.com/familysafety/tips.html

Childnet (Know it All resources)

http://www.childnet-int.org/

South West Grid for Learning

http://www.swgfl.org.uk/Staying-Safe

 

 

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