Online Safety Update – March 2017

Childnet has a lot of free advice for parents and carers regarding online safety. The downloadable leaflet below give parents and carers advice about how to talk about the important issues such as:

CONDUCT –¬†Helping children understand the impact that their online activity has on themselves and others.

CONTENT – As parents, carers and teachers, it is our responsibility to ensure that children are accessing appropriate things online. As we know, many websites, games, YouTube videos etc may not be entirely appropriate for children to it really pays to be aware.

CONTACT – Who are your children contacting online? Are they friends or complete strangers?

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO SET UP PARENTAL CONTROLS ON YOUR DEVICES? This is an essential way of ensuring that your children are using websites that are age appropriate.

www.saferinternet.org.uk has some handy tips on how you can do this. Just click on the link below:

PARENTAL CONTROLS