Staying Safe Online

The world of technology is constantly evolving, and the internet and mobile technologies has opened up the world in new ways for all, including children.

Below are some websites and links that give advice and support for families about keeping safe online and using mobile technologies, as well as routes for reporting concerns or abuse.

gaming leaflet this is a leaflet full of information and advice regarding children and online games

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/ is the NSPCC website which covers all topics and gives advice for parents and families about current issues and how to discuss keeping safe with children.

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk is a specific organisation for online safety and they are the organisers in the UK of ‘Safer Internet Day’ which school gets involved in. There is a wealth of information on this website, but some key features are;

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ is the website from CEOP (Child Exploitation Online Protection) and from here you can report concerns, crime or abuse directly to the specialist online protection wing of the National Crime Agency. This is the department that operates the report button. We have this button on our school website pages. (See below).

ceop also run the thinkuknow website, which has an area for parents; https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/