E-safety - how to keep safe online

All of the sites listed below have activities, resources and information to help our learners to stay safe online and with digital technology. They also contain valuable information for parents.

UPDATE Snapchat - Ce-op have released a new advice document for parents, covering the new 'Snap Map' update to the app. Snap Map shares the exact location of their users to everyone on their 'friends' list. Members can turn on 'Ghost' mode, which ensures their location remains private. To access the document, please click on the link below: 

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Please note that although the sites listed below are safe, there could be links on them that lead away from them and to potentially undesirable sites. Please exercise care, as always.

Thinkuknow
This is the first place to look for online resources and activities to help children stay safe online. There are separate areas for children in Key Stage 1, for children in Key Stage 2, for Parents and Carers and for Teachers, each of which can be accessed by clicking links on the home page. 

CBBC Stay Safe
Childrens BBC Safe Surfing Guide

BBC Online Safety
BBC Webwise - making the most of being online.

Bullying UK
A site for parents, teachers and children with extensive advice on how to deal with Cyber Bullying

Internet Safety Zone
A range of safety information categorised into two key areas – under12's and over 12's

CyberQuoll - A site for children aged 8-12 developed by NetAlert – Australia’s Internet Safety Advisory Body

Cybersmart Kids Online
Another Australian site providing resources and information on ‘smart net surfing for kids and their grownups’.

Hectors World – NZ
A site that has a lot of advice and information. It also has ‘Hector safety button’ for children to use online if they find something upsetting.

iKeepSafe
An American online safety site – the home of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition.

PhoneBrain
A website for older children and teens. It’s provided by PhonePay Plus the phone-paid service regulator. It covers four key areas – mobile, landline, TV and PC.