Safeguarding

‘Keeping my child safe online’

There is support available to keep your child safe online through learning resources and lessons we have planned and delivered with prior knowledge of the child’s vulnerabilities and those they may may face online. You can further access information on children keeping safe online at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-parents-and-carers-to-keep-children-safe-online


Here are some useful links to help parents and carers.

  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency ( NCA) to stay safe online
  • to help families manage during this time, the  NCA has launched  Thinkuknow: home activity packs, a set of fun, engaging activities based on Thinkuknow cartoons, films, games, and advice articles
  • a new activity sheet for each age group will be published on the  Thinkuknow website every 2 weeks while schools are closed – these activities offer a great opportunity to help you keep up positive, supportive conversations about online safety in your home
  • Parent Info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the  NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet provides a tool kit 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
  • LGfL provides support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including 6 top tips to keep primary aged children safe online
  • Net Aware provides support for parents and carers from the  NSPCC, providing a guide to social networks, apps and games
  • Let’s Talk About It provides support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre provides tips, advice, guides and 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
  • staying safe online provides government guidance offering advice on parental controls, fact-checking information, communicating with family and friends while social distancing is in place and taking regular breaks