Online Safety

Online safety: Chatroom etiquette

The following was copied from https://www.childnet.com/blog/group-chats-the-new-digital-etiquette Group Chats – the new digital Etiquette Messaging services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Kik have revolutionised the way we communicate. They have also created a whole new social sphere in which new rules of etiquette are still being tested out. Messaging apps are hugely popular with both children […]

Online safety: Top tips for PlayStation PS4 and PS Vita

Online safety: Top tips for PlayStation PS4 and PS Vita

Online Safety: Fortnite Battle Royal parents’ guide to keep kids safe while gaming

Need to know more about Fortnite – the latest gaming craze? Games expert Andy Robertson gives a detailed outline of the game and offers great tips for parents to keep children safe while playing.

Online Safety: Guide to managing children’s screen time

Online Safety: Band Runner: new Thinkuknow game and website for 8-10 year olds

Band Runner – the fun new runner-style game for 8-10 year olds – is now live on the Thinkuknow website. The game features some familiar faces: Sam, Alfie and Ellie from the Play Like Share animations are continuing their adventures and helping children to  build their knowledge, confidence and skills to stay safe from sexual […]

Online Safety: Statutory guidance – Keeping children safe in education

Please see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education–2

Online Safety: Being a Parent in the Digital Age

Online Safety Parents’ Fact Sheet

Safer Internet Day Quiz

Try the quiz here And don’t forget about our Online Safety briefing for parents on 1st March.

Online Safety: How to set up Parental Controls on Your New Devices

From the NSPCC “Christmas has arrived and, with it, new devices. But are they safe? 46% of parents told us they don’t have parental controls set up on the devices their children use. We have step-by-step advice for activating security settings, helping you keep your children safe online.” See more at https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/parental-controls/