Keeping safe online is very important no matter what age or who you are.

Whilst our pupils continue to complete schoolwork at home and are potentially spending more time on the Internet, it is important that parents and carers are aware what their children are doing online and how to keep them safe. There is a vast range of support available, including the following links:

  • 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 and O2, 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 government has also provided the following guidance:

It is also important to ensure that children themselves have very clear reporting routes in place so they can raise any concerns whilst online. They should report any concerns to a member of staff, and can also find support from the likes of:

Keeping safe online is very important no matter what age or who you are; the posters below are to help and inform on this issue.

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