E-safety - Information for Parents

 

"esafety" means being safe on the internet. Included here are some documents, media and weblinks offering advice on how to keep young people safe online:

 

E-safety leaflets

 

 

Online Safety presentation - including social media

This video presentation has been produced by our school, to give general advioce on thr possible dangers of using the internet, together with video walk-throughs of the privacy settings of a few of the most popular social media platforms.

 

*Whatsapp Update* - 25th October 2022

There are some privacy updates coming thsi9 month to Whatsapp. Follow the web link below for full details:

Childnet - Whatsapp privacy changes in October 2022

 

Links to further information and advice:

 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Advice for parents/carers, and 3 age ranges of young people; 4-7, 8-10 and 11-18. Each website section is tailored appropriately e.g. The 4-7 range includes learning games.

https://saferinternet.org.uk/

A fantastic website full of information and resources for parents/carers, families and working professionals. Includes advice on reporting harmful content via helplines

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

The NSPCC’s website has this section offering a lot of advice and guidance.

https://www.internetmatters.org/

A sizeable amount of information on this site for young people, parents/carers and schools. It is funded by some top major companies including BBC, EE, BT, Google, Roblox, Facebook etc.

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberaware/home

Advice on how to stay safe online from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

 

 

Reporting Harmful content online

This website gives comprehensive advice on reporting harmful content on the internet wherever it may be - websites or social media apps. It also advises when it may be necessary to contact the police.

This first link takes you to the main website aimed at adults:

https://reportharmfulcontent.com/ 

This link is for young people under the age of 18 :

https://reportharmfulcontent.com/child/

 

 

Reporting Cyber crime

If you suspect you’ve been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime, the Action Fraud team can also provide the help, support and advice you need.  Call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 Clicking on the picture below will take you to their website:

 

ActionFraud - National Fraud & Cyber Crime Reporting Centre - Call 0300 123 2040

 

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