Please click on the links below to see how we can all support children to stay safe on line
Click here: https://www.net-aware.org.uk to find out the up-to-date information on online apps and games.
Click here: https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/research-resources/schools/keeping-children-safe-in-education-caspar-briefing for up-to-date information on how schools, parents and carers can work together to keep children safe online.
A new classification of online risk includes the 4Cs
The new CO:RE 4Cs classification recognises that online risks arise when a child:
At SASF we are committed to developing an understanding of E-safety for both children and parents and carers. This covers both Internet based technologies and electronic devices such as mobile phones and wireless technology. We are keen to make children aware of both the benefits and risks of new technology.
SASF achieves this by ensuring that:
It is important that parents and carers speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online. It’s essential to be realistic. Banning the internet or technology will not work and it often makes a child less likely to report a problem. Education around safe use is essential.
Vodafone have produced a Digital Parenting Magazine which informs parents about the various technologies children are accessing today.
Other useful websites include:
CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) is often it is referred to as an online 999. By clicking on the button, young people and parents can get advice on a range of issues such as viruses, hacking and dealing with bullying online.
The “Thinkuknow” website offers parents and carers advice about online safety.
Kidsmart gives you lots of advice on how to stay safe online.
National Online Safety as numerous parent guides to support parents keeping their children safe on popular online games, Apps and websites