Worried about online sexual abuse?
Or worried about the way someone has been communicating with you or your child online?
You can make a report to Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP)
Keeping Children Safe Online (NSPCC advice)
The NSPCC have drawn together lots of advice for parents, including Being Share Aware, MineCraft Safety Advice, and how to stay safe using apps. The information can be found here: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-we-do/about-us/partners/nspcc-o2-online-safety-partnership/
Parents' Online Safety Helpline (NSPCC)
Parents can also contact the free NSPCC Online Safety Helpline with questions about parental controls or concerns about a social network their children are using on 0808 8005002
#DITTO Online safety magazine
A free online safety magazine from e-safety advisor Alan Mackenzie. You can download it here: http://www.esafety-adviser.com/latest-newsletter/
Parent Zone (www.parentzone.org.uk) offers information to help parents and carers understand the digital world and raise resilient children.
Courses and resources for parents and carers can be found via the Parent Zone website or by clicking on the magazine below. We have also copied some useful links from Parent Zone below.
Helping children be safe online at home
Starting a conversation with children about using the internet safely, responsibly and positively
Information sheet with useful links and online resources
Protecting the privacy of your child online
Net Newbie or a Net Master?
To kids, online life is real life. But how much do you know about their digital world? Take this quick quiz and put your knowledge to the test.
Using apps and games safely
Digital tips for the summer holidays
Snap Chat's Snap Map
If there's a particular app or website that you're concerned about, Parent Zone can create a simple guide with messaging for teachers, pupils and staff. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions.
Parenting in the Digital Age - online course for parents
Click here for online training for parents
Brand new resource - Risky Online Spaces handout for parents
This handout complements the online parenting course, Parenting in the Digital Age, but also makes a great standalone resource, helping parents understand the functionality that makes some online spaces more risky than others for children and young people. You can read and download it here.
Safer Internet Day
Tuesday 6th February 2018 was Safer Internet Day around the country. At Belleville and Belleville Wix the children and staff took part in a range of activities throughout the week, based on staying safe online and positive uses for the internet. We also invited parents/carers to a talk about how to support children to stay safe online. Watch this space for details of Safer Internet Day in 2019!
Below you can find links to resources from a parent/carer pack that you may find useful.
Download the Safer Internet Day 2017 - Poster for 7-11 year olds
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Pack Overview
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Conversation starters
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Factsheet
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Family Pledge Card
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Fun Things To Do
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Pledge Card
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Quick activities
Safer Internet Day 2018 - Parents and Carers Pack - Spread the Word
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