On-Line Safety

Digital Parenting Magazine

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Below are useful websites offering information about internet safety:

Be Safe Online (http://www.besafeonline.org/
Guidance for parents and teachers on using the internet and its potential problems, including advice on online shopping and security, and how to tackle online bullying.

Childnet International (http://www.childnet-int.org
A non-profit organisation working with other international organisations to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”.

Internet Watch Foundation (http://www.internetwatch.org.uk

As well as tips on internet safety, this organisation provides a hotline for the public to report websites with potentially illegal content.

ThinkuKnow.co.uk (http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
This site provides advice on new technologies and safe use of the internet for children of all ages, with information provided by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), the UK’s national law enforcement agency that focuses on tackling child abuse. The site includes lots of downloadable resources and free videos, along with guidance on talking to your child about their online activities.

O2/NCPCC (https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/)

This site provides information on how to keep your child safe online with information you should know about gaming apps with adult themes.

Virgin Media experts have launched handy tools to help parents of web-ready kids stay ahead of the curve, including 'Switched on Families' and 'Internet Matters'  ->https://www.virginmedia.com/shop/broadband/parental-control