Parents' Support - Online Safety
Digital Parenting Magazine
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Please see below an information fact sheet on Fortnite, the online game. Whilst we recognise that the age requirement is 12 and children at this school should not be participating in the game, we have provided the factsheet below for our parents. We are not condoning the use of this game by providing this information.
Also an online safety alert on the MOMO challenge which was sent to parents in February 2019.
Online Safety Newsletters for Parents
Keeping Children Safe Online - Webinar Ofsted/NSPCC
Yubo App (formerly Yellow)- This is a teen 'dating' app with some privacy issues, please click here to find out more.
Please find below resources shared with parents during our E-Safety sessions in May 2015 in collaboration with Symmantec.
- Get Safe Online: for lots of advice, top tips, downloadable resources and the latest online news getsafeonline.org
- Internet Matters - helping parents keep their children safe online.
- UK Safer Internet Centre: Tips and advice and lots of useful resources for parents and teachers saferinternet.org.uk
- NSPCC NetAware: your guide to the social networks your kids use, developed in conjunction with mumsnet and regularly updated with info on the latest apps net-aware.org.uk
- ThinkYouKnow by CEOP (National Crime Agency): a place to learn more about different online apps and sites and also advice on how to report something that’s wrong or worries you thinkuknow.co.uk
- BullyingUK: a specialist site with anti-bullying advice including lots on online bullying bullying.co.uk
- Kidsmart: a fun online site with games and competition as well as advice kidsmart.org.uk
- Digizen: how to be a good online citizen. Links to Childnet International and activities for parents, kids and teachers digizen.org/kids
- A Platform for Good: a best practice site for parents and kids on how to use the internet for the power of good aplatformforgood.org
- Norton Family: Free parental control software https://norton.com/familysafety
- Free virus software for the home from Sophos https://www.sophos.com/en-us/lp/sophos-home.aspx
Parental Controls - please see the Safer Internet Centre's information for setting up your home parental controls.
For more information regarding social networking please see the document here