Supporting parents to do the same is important to us so please get in touch if you have any concerns or questions.
Useful information and links
Recommended Internet Safety Sites
Parent Zone is the official parents’ representative on the UK Council for Child Internet Safety and chairs the UKCISS Digital Resilience working group. Parent Zone is devoted to providing expert information to families, schools and family professionals. It creates, curates and checks the best available advice and information on all of the issues that are caused or amplified by the internet.
Please see leaflet on the right hand side of this page - 3 APPS EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT (Yubo (formerley Yellow, Monkey & Musical.ly)
Think you know - An Internet Safety Site for parents, teachers and students.
BBC Webwise - Advice about Internet Safety.
Childline - Information and advice about Internet Safety.
Childnet International - Information and advice about Internet Safety as well as guides to Music, Film and the Internet
Mum’s Net - A site for parents on current issues, including Internet Safety
The UK council for Child Internet Safety: https://www.education.gov.uk/childrenandyoungpeople/safeguardingchildren/b00222029/child-internet-safety
Information on the CEOP Report Abuse Button: http://ceop.police.uk/
How to download the “Report Abuse Button” to your toolbar: http://ceop.police.uk/Safer-By-Design/safety-centre/
What is sexting? And how to engage with your child about the issue:
A guide on how to change privacy settings on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/help/privacy
More advice on Facebook settings - http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2010/09/17/protect-facebook-places/
Google Safe Search. A filter system that can be applied directly to Google
How to apply filters on your PC, Mac and games consoles: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/set-parental-controls#1TC=windows-7
Free online filters