Internet Safety - Parental Guidance

Internet Safety - Parental Guidance

Safe use of the Internet is always a school concern. More often than not issues arise off the school premises. European Schoolnet and Liberty Global have launched the animation 'The Digital Universe of Your Children' and accompanying tip sheets aimed at educating parents on children's safety on-line. Links to each of these resources are found below. All parents are encouraged to access them.

Click here to download e-safety advice sheet

Click here to download information about blocking and filtering websites

Click here to download information about issues surrounding meeting strangers online

Click here to download information about online friends

Click here to download information about online gaming

Click here to download information about online reputation

Click here to download information about personal information

Click here to download information about social networks

Click here to download information about risks online

In addition, please find outlined below additional useful resources and parental advice.

Think U Know: Guide to protecting your children from online abuse
Get Safe Online - advice and guidance about online safety
NSPCC Online Safety - NSPCC Online Safety advice
Net Aware - NSPCC reviews of 50+ popular apps/games
Internet Matters – Information from BT, Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin
The Parent Zone - guidance for parents and professionals working with families
Digital Parenting Website
Google Good to Know - includes family safety
How Computers Work
Go On - free online learning course about basic internet skills and safety
Connect Safely - includes parents guides to Facebook etc
UK Safer Internet Centre Parents guide to new technology -  links and tips about popular devices
UK Safer Internet Centre Parents guide to parental controls
Barnardo's Be Safe guide for parents/children about sexual exploitation
Barnado's information on child sexual exploitation
Staying safe online: parental controls on broadband (With thanks to Choose)
Childnet free downloadable leaflets for parents/carers, children, young people and professionals - including gaming, music, film & TV
Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI)
A parents guide to dealing with sexting: what to do and how to handle it
Talk Talk - Online Family Protection
Parents Protect – Lucy Faithfull Foundation

Mobile phones

Carphone Warehouse: guide to mobile web safety
EE Digital Living resources - for schools and parents/carers
Vodaphone Safety - Advice from Vodaphone
O2 Child Protection Information