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.
Netware is a NSPCC supported parents’ guide to the social networks children and young people use. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today’s digital world. Click on the links to visit the websites.
The site also has a parent’s guide to the game Fortnite.
Thinkuknow Parents and carers guide to Snapchat
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:
There are more links to advice, useful information and guidance as you scroll down this page. Each of the links will open a new browser window.
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.
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.
Access to detailed information about current and new APPs and how to use privacy setting within APPs to ensure safety. New APP information is added weekly.
CBBC Stay Safe
Childrens BBC Safe Surfing Guide
BBC Online Safety
BBC Webwise - making the most of being online.
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.
An American online safety site – the home of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition.
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.