Staying safe online

With thanks to the Evelina Hospital School website

You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online; you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe; and you might also be thinking ‘How can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?’

We encourage you to visit the Think U Know website.  It has tips and advice about how you can help your children grow up safely with the internet. Below are more links to get you started.

UK Safer Internet Centre, is where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.Digital Well being – guidance for parents

Guidance for 3 – 7 year olds

Guidance for 7 – 11 year olds

Guidance for 11 – 14 year olds

Guidance for 14 – 18 year olds

National Society for the   prevention of Cruelty to Children, gives advice on talking to your child about staying safe online.

Parent Zone, making the internet work for families.

Parent Info is a collaboration between CEOP and Parent Zone. It provides high quality information to parents and carers about their children’s   wellbeing and resilience.

The NCA’s CEOP  Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.

The UK Council for Child Internet  Safety (UKCCIS) is a group of more than 200 organisations drawn from across government, industry, law, academia and charity sectors that work in partnership to help keep children safe online.