The internet is a HUGE part of our everyday lives. Just like everywhere else we work and play, it's essential to know how to keep safe whilst learning and having fun.
Below are a selection of websites and materials that provide useful information and advice to supplement your e-safety learning in school. They might even be useful to share with your Parents...
Important note: These links are to external websites. Be careful when using them!
Websites offering advice about how to keep safe online:
London Grid for Learning – Online safety and safeguarding.
Parent Info – Help and advice for families in a digital world.
Net Aware – Keeping kids safe online – NSPCC and O2
Internet Matters – Helping parents keep their children safe online.
UK Safer Internet Centre – Raising awareness about internet safety.
Think U Know – A website for helping to keep children and young people safe online.
Childnet – Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
Common Sense Media – Common Sense is the leading independent non-profit organisation dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. They empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.
Educate Against Hate – A website giving teachers, parents and school leaders practical advice and information on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.
South West Grid for Learning – The South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) are a charity ensuring children benefit from technology, free from harm.
BBC Own It A place to help you boss your life online.
NSPCC Online Safety A place to help you keep children safe when they’re using the internet, social networks, apps, games and more.
Vodafone Helping your family live a better digital life.
e-safety e-book A twist on the classic ‘Goldilocks’.
Digiduck! An e-book for EYFS about e-safety.
Digiduck is back for another e-safety story.
Where to go to report or talk about things which may have upset you or are a cause for concern:
Childline – A free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.
UK Safer Internet Centre – A place to report harmful online content.
Internet Watch Foundation – The UK’s hotline for reporting illegal content found on the internet.
True Vision – A website to report online content which incites hatred on the grounds of race, religion and sexual orientation.
CEOP – A police agency where you can report worrying or unsafe online activity.