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Internet safety

 

Useful sites

For parents
Click on the links to take you straight to the sites
BBC webwise – current and well maintained, lots of useful guidance
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre(CEOP) - official police organisation for tracking as well as educational guidance
ThinkUknow - the much acclaimed site for internet safety and support for parents

Childnet International - a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children.

Parent support - empowering parents with ICT

Kidsmart - practical advice and support on how to help your children use the Internet and new technology.
Nidirect  - your child’s safety.

UK safer internet centre - Parents and carers play a key role in supporting children to learn about how to stay safe online, and they are one of the first people children turn to if things go wrong.

 

Getsafe Online - safety guidance and issues to consider when going online

 

... and some fun sites to use with your children
ThinkUknow - they can never be too young to learn about internet safety – aimed at 5-7 year olds
ThinkUknow - fun stuff on internet safety for 8-10 year olds
ThinkUknow - cool stuff for 11-13 year olds to help you be even more
internet aware
ThinkUknow –  14 plus - refocused to address topical issues for older teenagers
Childnet - some fun videos and resources.

Cybersmart - loads of stuff you can get involved in to think about being safe online. loads of stuff you can get involved in to think about being safe online
BBCstaysafe – a site of the usual BBC approach, lots of fun for younger children
Safety net kids – the rules of staying safe online.