Online Safety

Online safety

Ensuring we’re all safe when using technology can often be challenging; particularly with new devices and apps being released on a daily basis.

The organisations outlined below provide impartial advice on how to stay safe online and information on technologies typically used by children.

Organisation Link
Think U Know https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/
Safer Internet https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers
Commonsense Media https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

Whilst written for education professionals, the Department for Education’s Education for a Connected World document provides guidance on what children should be aware of various ages and may therefore be of interest to parents - < https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/education-for-a-connected-world The document focuses on eight aspects of online education, including Managing online information, Health, wellbeing and lifestyle, and Privacy and security.