E-Safety - Tips & Links

Latest News....
  • CEOP has created a new interactive game that can help start the conversation with your children about making safer choices online. Aimed at age 8-10 year olds, visit the Thinkuknow website to find out more and play Band Runner
  • BBC News clip on ‘How Apps hook their users'
  • 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
  • What parents need to know about Fortnite
  • 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
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.