Keeping our children safe.
We take online safety of our pupils very seriously, and we regularly teach the children the importance of this in our PSHE sessions. Below are some useful resources for parents.
The links below were released by the government to provide support and guidance to parents and children.
- support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
- guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
- Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
- Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
- Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
- Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
- London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
- Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
- Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
- UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services
The latest advice on ‘Momo’ is here: MOMO-Online-Safety-Guide-for-Parents
The National Online Safety Service have produced a range of guides for social media apps and platforms.
Apps & Platform guides
The Internet Matters organisation have produced a Digital Resilience Toolkit with advice for parents of 6-10 years: old. Digital_Resilience_Toolkit_-for_6-10_year_olds
Check out the new Thinkuknow webpage about protecting children from online abuse. click here
The NSPCC have an online safety helpline which is: 0808 800 5002.
For advice and support on parental controls, privacy settings, social networks and more, Lancashire also have a very useful site with online safeguarding information Lancashire safeguarding website.