Online Safety involves educating children and adults about how to be safe while using the internet, about making sensible choices and about where to get support/help if needed. The website links below provide information about staying safe online.
CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) help children to stay safe online. People who work for CEOP include police officers, teachers and social workers. They also provide the means for children and young people to report anyone who has behaved inappropriately online to them or
someone they know.
CEOP’s thinkuknow website has a specific information and advice area for parents and carers as well as age related resources for children (5-7, 8-10 and 11-16)
Kidsmart has information about parental controls and guides to internet devices as well as games and resources for children
Childnet’s knowitall parents and carers area has resources in a range of languages. There are areas for primary and secondary pupils as well as for those with special educational needs
Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. The site contains information and advice on a number of communications issues including internet services and online safety.
|BBC Webwise |
BBC Webwise safety and privacy site has sections on online safety, online security and online privacy, computer basics email etc, with clear, comprehensive guides.
Cybermentors is a site where children and young adults can speak to someone their own age about bullying and related matters.
The Solgrid extranet site can be accessed from home by your child using their school network username and password. The e-safety area has a section for parents and carers as well as age appropriate resources for children.