E-Safety - Tips & Links

Latest News....
  • We have a hard copy of the UKCCIS Evidence Group's literature review "Children's online activities, risks and safety" in the school reception.  Please feel free to take home if you wish to read it thoroughly; we would appreciate return though! Online Copy
  • Facebook's Messenger Kids app review from CommonSense Media
  • Digital resillience: a parent's guide - what exactly is digital resilience? And what can we do as parents to help our children develop it?
  • Safe4me - Hamphire Constabulary website containing advice and support for parents, carers and guardians as part of their commitment to working in partnership to keep children and young people safe.
  • Live Streaming Services - such as Periscope, Omegle, Liveme and Lively - what should parents do? Below are some links to websites to help parents set up parental controls, as well as the BBC news item about the live streaming urgent threat to children
    As a reminder, If you or your child receive inappropriate images or videos on Snapchat, Instagram, Whatsapp or via any other social media, these should be deleted immediately and reported to the Police on the non-emergency 101 telephone number. Many people are still unaware that showing or sharing such images or videos with others could mean they are committing a crime. However, if a genuine mistake is made, it would be treated as such by the Police. 
 
Keeping Safe on the Internet - Links to share with your children
Do you know ways to stay safe online? Follow these links to websites and games that can advise your children
  • CBBC Stay Safe
    CBBC have some great games and videos. Test your internet safety knowledge with favourite charachers and presenters from CBBC.
  • Childline
    You can talk to ChildLine online or by phone whenever you need to. Whatever your worry, its better out than in.
  • Think U Know? (CEOP). Great resource for children, teachers and parent/carers, which is divided into sections for each. Lots of information, games and resources on this site about internet and mobile phone safety issues.
  • Kidsmart
    Learn about Internet safety on adventures with Smartie the Penguin (KS1) , or Captain Kara and the SMART Crew (KS2).
  • Netsmartz Kids
    Learn with Clicky through games and videos about how to make yourself safe online.
  • iKeepSafe Kids with Faux Paw The Techno Cat
    Meet Faux Paw, an adventurous six-toed, Web-surfing cat that loves having fun with her friends. Sometimes, she runs into trouble while being on her computer and while playing video games.
  • Internet Safety Game
    From AT&T
  • Child-Friendly Search Engines:
    Safe Search for Kids | Primary Safe Surf | Swiggle | Kidrex | KidsClick | SearchBox | Infant Encyclodedia
Keeping Safe on the Internet - links to external sources
Offering parents advice on content, security settings and up-to-date news
 
  • ParentInfo
    Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online
  • NSPCC Net-Aware
    Your guide to the social networks your kids use - Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world
  • CommonSenseMedia.org
    Empowering parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information and trusted advice to help children thrive in a world of media and technology
  • ThinkYouKnow for Parents
    If you're worried about your child and think something is not quite right, it's best to be on the safe side and find out more.
  • Parent Online Safety
    Being safe on the Internet is the responsibility of all the family.  Parents take a lead in this and this website is full of resources for families to share
  • Internet Matters
    Helping parents keep their children safe online. A not-for-profit organisation that has a simple purpose – to help keep children safe in the digital world.