Using the internet can make learning fun, fast and easy. Whether researching a school project, chatting with fends or playing a game, you can help your child surf safely and feel confident about learning online. The following sites offer help to keeping you and your child safe online:
- BBC Bitesize - E-safety and Cyberbullying information.
- Think U Know - Parents and Carers - produced by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP). Their site offers really good advice on keeping your child safe online.
- Get Safe online - offering advice on all aspects of staying safe online, including extensive help on keeping children safe.
- Facebook Safety (pdf) - advice on adjusting your Facebook settings to keep your information private
- What is Snapchat (pdf) - information on the messaging App which allows users to send pictures or videos to each other which ‘disappear’ after being viewed.
- MOMO online safety guide (pdf) - Momo is a sinister ‘challenge’ that has been around for some time. It has recently resurfaced and once again has come to the attention of schools and children across the country.
- Fortnite Battle Royale Parents Guide - The current craze amongst children is the game “Fortnite” which is a favourite topic of conversation at breaks and lunch. There are some e-safety concerns about the game and the link will keep parents up to date.