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E-Safety

List of Computing Websites / Links / Apps for Parents, Carers, Pupils and Teachers

Website / Parent information

CEOP – Button link on Website

Accessing the Internet Safely

We are living in a society that has an ever-increasing online presence. Right now, pupils will be spending more time online, and It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. The NSPCC website can help with setting up parental controls, advice about inappropriate content, online games and provide you with free access to ‘O2 Gurus’ that will answer any worries or concerns you may have about keeping your child safe online. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

The Net Aware section gives advice on 62 different social apps with guidance on ‘Age Rating’ as well as how much ‘Risk’ the NSPCC consider the social site may contain. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

The Key have also put together some useful information for parents with a focus on different social media apps.

WWW.PEGI.info – This site helps parents make informed decisions when buying video games. Also gives information about protecting children using parental control tools on Consoles, Handhelds, tablets and Smartphones.

www.ThinkUKnow.co.uk/parents/

· search facility for resources aimed at Parents

· Good to know about play like share for 8-10 yrs old

· Advice about online safety when your child gets their first phone

https://www.askaboutgames.com/ Ask about games has information for parents on video games with input from experts and advice from the VSC ratings board PEGI. Short videos provide quick and clear intro to content that matters most to families.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers/resources-parents-and-carers Advice centre for parents tips advice and resources to help children have positive experience online.

https://www.internetmatters.org/ A website in partnership with EE Sky Facebook Nowtv BT Samsung Talk Talk Virgin BBC and Google helping parents keep children safe online. Lots of easy to watch videos and resources.

https://www.childnet.com/resources/ has many great resources for children and young people.

https://parentinfo.org/ has help and advice for families in a digital world and a fortnightly newsletter to sign up to.

CEOP parentZone https://parentzone.org.uk/resources/ceop - signup for upto date information about internet safety.

List of Computing Websites / Links / Apps for Parents, Carers, Pupils and Teachers image

Sites / Links / Apps For Pupils

CEOP – button link for Laptops

www.ThinkUKnow.co.uk

· access to guided lessons with age appropriate SEND videos about online safety (Search by Age SEND)

· Play Like Share – Program of videos to help 8-10 year olds stay safe when sharing information online

ZIPIT App – Advice about on sending pictures online, also had link to childline with further advice about staying safe online. https://www.childnet.com/resources/ has many great resources for children and young people.

Additional Sites

Additional Sites for Teachers

ThinUKnow - Can be used to teach about online safety using Age appropriate SEND videos in the resources section (search Resources aimed at Professionals)

Play Like Share on the ThinkUKnow website can be used to teach, it is a Program of videos to help 8-10 year olds stay safe when sharing information online www.ThinkUKnow.co.uk

PEGI (Age ratings) Good to know so you can signpost parents to this site especially near birthdays and Christmas. This site helps parents make informed decisions when buying video games. Also gives information about protecting children using parental control tools on Consoles, Handhelds, tablets and Smartphones. WWW.PEGI.info

Zipit App on phones and tablets good to introduce about sending pictures online and also point out the link to childline should they need to report anything as well as further advice about staying safe online.

Internet matters is a website in partnership with EE Sky Facebook Nowtv BT Samsung Talk Talk Virgin BBC and Google helping parents keep children safe online. Has teaching resources such as ‘Never trust an Alien’ for younger learners to The ghost of the internet and ‘Say what you mean, mean what you say’ for older and more experienced users of the internet. https://www.internetmatters.org/

Home activity packs to support parents during COVID-19 choose as appropriate https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/home-activity-worksheets

The NSPCC website can help with setting up parental controls, advice about inappropriate content, online games and provide you with free access to ‘O2 Gurus’ that will answer any worries or concerns you may have about keeping pupils safe online. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

The Net Aware section gives advice on 62 different social apps with guidance on ‘Age Rating’ as well as how much ‘Risk’ the NSPCC consider the social site may contain. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

Childnet has many great resources for children and young people as well as film competitions video lessons, safer internet day, online safety pack for educators. https://www.childnet.com/resources/

BullyingUK is a website with lots of information to assist teachers with anti-bulling week (November) etc… https://www.bullying.co.uk/anti-bullying-week/anti-bullying-week-resources/