E-Safety at Home
The following websites provide a breadth of information and resources to help parents and carers to keep their children safe whilst using technology and going online when at home.
Websites for Parents
Internet Matters: Comprehensive online safety resources for parents and carers.
Parent Zone: Clear advice about popular apps and websites.
Share Aware: A NCPCC site which provides straightforward, no-nonsense advice for parents and carers of children aged 8-12.
Think U Know: Helpful advice for parents and carers from CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) about how to keep their children safe online. It also covers the range of concerns parents and carers may have about their child’s online activity and how best to deal with it.
Uk Safer Internet Centre: Advice about key e-safety topics like social networking, as well as how-to-guides for setting up internet filters and parental settings.
In the links below you will find age specific information for Primary children regarding online safety and how parents can support their children at home, including links to many other relevant websites.
Websites for Children
Interland: A fun online adventure game created by Google to help children learn about the key aspects of online safety
BBC Own It: Support for children to take control of their online life, including help and advice, and inspiration on topics such as friendships, bullying, safety, and self-esteem.
Think U Know: As well as information for parents and carers, Think U Know also has different sections for children that cater to different age groups, so they learn alongside their parents and carers.
Childline: Children should be familiar with the Childline website as a source of support for any situation that they feel they cannot manage alone, should they ever feel that a trusted adult is not available to them. They can either call 0800 111 or chat online via the Childline website.