Useful Websites For Students and Parents

  • Select your age range and off you go, cool games and sound advice from: www.thinkyouknow.co.uk
  • CBBC internet safety pages – Test your internet safety knowledge with Hacker, listen to some Stay Safe songs with Helen Skeleton, News Kids On the Block and Bobby Lockwood and get some tips from the Horrible Histories gang: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe      
  • What’s your favourite thing to do online? Learn more about the internet and being a SMART safer here: www.kidsmart.org.uk          
  • Get help and support from online mentors and counsellors, whenever and wherever you need it. Join us and stay in touch with all the latest campaign updates: http://www.beatbullying.org/  
  • GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by Internet industry corporations and public interest organisations to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences: www.getnetwise.orghttp://www.getsafeonline.org/    
  • Free up-to-date Security advice including using complex passwords and managing hacked accounts: http://www.getsafeonline.org   
  • The Digizen website provides information to strengthen awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible Digital citizens. www.digizen.org/www.ikeepsafe.org             
  • The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe)  tracks global trends and issues surrounding digitally connected products and their effect on children. www.ikeepsafe.org     
  • The Internet provides lots of opportunities for chatting with friends, playing games and creating your own content. To help you get the most out of the internet, UK Safter Internet Centre have brought together the latest information on staying safe online. Select your age group to find the information that you need!! www.saferinternet.org.uk   
  • You can contact ChildLine about anything – no problem is too big or too small. If you’re feeling worried, scared, stressed or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine. We’re here to offer information and support whenever you need us. http://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx  
  • Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. www.childnet.com     
  • The national crime agency. The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice for parents, young people and children about internet safety and online safety www.ceop.gov.uk
  • Advice for parents of 11–13 year olds – Internet Matters – Have conversations • about their online world • Talk to your children about what they’re doing online , what apps they’re using and how you expect www.internetmatters.org
  • Online safety tips for parents of teenagers 14+ Year Olds – Online safety tips for parents of teenagers 14+ Year Olds Checklist Adjust controls Adjust the parental controls on your broadband and internet-enabled devices, depending on your child’s www.internetmatters.org
  • Online safety tips for parents of 11-13 Year Olds – Online safety tips for parents of 11-13 Year Olds Checklist Put yourself in control Make use of the parental controls on your home broadband and any internet-enabled devices, including www.internetmatters.org
  • Advice for parents of teens (14+ year olds) – Digital Resilience Toolkit What are they doing online? • Most teens turn to video content first for all types of content that are important to them Source: Ofcom Children’s and parents’ – www.internetmatters.org
  • https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/online-mobile-safety/ – Online and mobile safety | Childline – Having a mobile phone and going online is great for lots of reasons. But it’s important to be aware of the dangers too. Learn how to stay safe online. www.childline.org.uk
  • https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/hot-topics/parental-controls  Parental controls – Childnet It’s worth being aware that no parental controls or filtering options are guaranteed to be 100% effective. They are a very useful tool to improve the quality of your online experiences but, because they cannot offer a ‘complete’ solution, it is essential to talk with your children about their online activities – so they know what to do if they encounter inappropriate content.www.childnet.com