Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet

#safeguardingmatters

These pages are to provide some help with setting up parental controls for your children on the internet to keep them safe. It also contains lots of other useful hints and tips.

We all realise how important it is to keep our children safe when they are online and using the internet. Please visit the websites below for the latest e-safety information. The Internet Matters website in particular, has lots of tips and advice on how each member of the family can stay safe as possible when surfing the web. It gives an interactive, step by step guidance on how to set Parental Controls for the main Internet Service Providers.

Websites providing guidance for parents

Internet Matters

Information, Advice and Support to Keep Children Safe Online

Think you Know

Protecting your children from abuse online

Childnet

Know IT All for Parents - interactive e-safety guide

for parents and carers 

UK Safer Internet Centre

Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe on the internet

Parent Zone

Parent Zone is devoted to providing expert

information to families and schools

CEOP Police

Report online abuse

NSPCC Net Aware

Parents guide to the social networks your kids use

Share Aware

Video about sharing information on the internet

The Girls’ Day School Trust 

A series of videos and factsheets called 'Live My Digital' to help parents help their children to  stay safe online. The series consists of six short filmsfor parents and six matching films for children, whichaims to empower families to use social media safely and responsibly.

Channel 4 News

We are aware that there are children in school who are using the Musical.ly app. Please take a moment to view the following link from Chanel 4 news. The report details the dangers that children face when using this app.

Childnet Online Etiquette

Online etiquette or ‘netiquette’ – The dos and don’ts of online communication

Childnet Snapchat Map Guidance

Snapchat hasintroduced a new feature, the ‘Snap Map’. This location based map allows users to see where in the country their Snapchat contacts are, as well as seeing location based photos and videos. 

Free Internet Safety Resources 

To help parents ensure their children stay safe online whilst getting to explore and discover new things we’ve pulled together a list of our resources you can access for free which provide information and advice for parents about internet safety.

 

 

Children Commissioners Simplified Social Media Terms and Conditions

Live Internet Feeds

Parent Zone Live Internet Feed

Internet Safety Advice Videos

Internet Safety Advice Videos

Guidance for parents and mobile devices

Texting & Messaging Key Points

Social Media Sites Guidance from UK Safer Internet Centre

How To Set Up Parental Controls for Ipads

Parental Help and advice for Pokemon Go

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