In today’s digital age, it’s essential to ensure your child’s safety online. This page provides resources and guidance to help you empower your 11-18-year-olds to be responsible and safe online.
Explore links below to navigate the online world securely.
Internet Safety Links
CEOP – UK Government Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
www.childnet.com – A non-profit making organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and children’s safe and positive use of the internet are addressed. Childnet International produce an online CD guide specifically for parents KnowITAll – https://www.childnet.com/resources/kia/
www.thinkuknow.co.uk – The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own educational website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/ The BBC Webwise is a beginner’s guide to using the internet. There is a good section on children’s online safety.
https://www.internetmatters.org This website contains lots of information about staying safe online, with tips about games, social networking, mobile technology and more.
https://www.getsafeonline.org/ A beginners guide to using the Internet safety, including a quiz and some video tutorials about how to ‘stay safe’ on-line.
www.bullying.co.uk – One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on bullying.
https://www.childnet.com/young-people/secondary – The old https://www.chatdanger.com/ website has now been incorporated into the main Childnet web site and the guidance is now at the new hyperlink above. This website is about the potential dangers with interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles. It provides information, advice, true stories and games. The resource page also contains a number of links to other useful websites.
https://www.vodafone.co.uk/mobile/digital-parenting – Vodafone have developed this website in conjunction with mumsnet. It is very accessible and provides information and guidance to parents with understanding their child’s digital world and get more involved. There is even an online test to see how much you know!