ONLINE SAFETY RESOURCES
GUIDES FOR PARENTS
It is difficult for parents to stay fully in-touch with the ever changing array of social media. |
In order to assist parents we host an annual parent information evening . Staff and a representative of the Yorkshire Police cyber team are present at parents evenings, to help answer any queries that you may have.
The Parent Info tab above provides a link to recent articles on online safety and below are also some websites that signpost good advice for parents.
The NSPCC and O2 guide can be accessed by clicking here or on the link below.
The London Grid for Learning, has launched a new useful source of information for parents. You can access Digisafe by clicking on the link above
Internet Matters have put together a very useful, comprehensive guide for children to assist with critical thinking on a range of topics, such as fake news, making personal information, managing relationships and much more. There is advice and guidance for children and young people, as well as activities that you can do with your children..
Advice for parents
During the Covid 19 lockdowns, for many families daily routines changed. With many parents and children working and/or studying from home, we understand there may be more concern from parents about the safety of their children online.
It is important for children and young people to stay both connected and safe online. Remember to make use of parental controls and to talk with your children.
If you have downloaded new apps or bought new devices like web cams or tablets, remember to adjust the privacy and security settings to suit you.
Parental controls put you in control of what your child can see. Internet Matters has step by step guides on how to set these up.
The BBC’s Own It app helps children stop and think before they press the ‘send’ button.
A tool kit to support parents and carers of any age child to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support.
|Every Mind Matters||
Advice and simple tips on how to maintain your mental wellbeing if you need to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak
StaySafeStayHome online resources and advice to support families.
|Let’s Talk About It||
Support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation.
Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including 6 top tips to keep primary aged children safe online.
Support for parents and carers from NSPCC, providing a guide to social networks, apps and games.
Provides support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations.
Public Health England’s Rise Above social marketing programme aims to help build resilience and support good mental health of young people aged 10-16.
Provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) to stay safe online. To help families manage during this time, the NCA has launched #OnlineSafetyAtHome, a set of fun, engaging activities based on Thinkuknow cartoons, films, games, and advice articles.
|UK Council for Internet Safety||Education for a Connect World. A framework to equip children and young people for digital life.|
Games Consoles - Parental advice
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