Staying Safe Online
Report Online Issues
These are useful links that students can use to report online issues:
- Childline– for support
- UK Safer Internet Centre– to report and remove harmful online content
- CEOP– for advice on making a report about online abuse
Staying Safe Online while studying at home during school closures
The video below gives some useful, simple advice and guidance for parents and carers regarding children and their online activities during the pandemic.
Recommended Social Media Settings
The 4 main providers of internet services have joined together to produce a useful website, Internet Matters, this is the main online safety advice site for parents in the UK. Internet Matters has a wealth of information for parents including simple tutorials on how to set up the internet filter on your broadband, settings for all devices, advice and guidance, and much more, the link is below:
Click here to visit the Internet Matters website. – https://www.internetmatters.org/
Common Sense Media
Is a huge site which allows you to search on a game or app to learn more about it. It also includes books and TV shows too.
Think you know
Think you know website is also a great source of support, which sends out tasks and activities that families can complete together to get adults and children addressing concerns around staying safe online.
Net-aware is brilliant in terms of understanding the apps kids are using