Online Safety

We’ve been developing some useful parent guides to keeping your child safe online, we’ve collated them here for you and will update frequently.
We’ve also included some useful online resources for staying safe online.

Government guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): keeping children safe online (added 26/6/20)

25/6/2020 – How Does Social Media Affect Teenagers?
It’s no secret that teenagers love their social media. Whether it’s sharing photos on Instagram or performing a clever dance on TikTok, social media gives teens a sense of identity and belonging.
This report from Social Bakers provides an excellent overview of both the positive factors and the risks associated with social media. There is also some good advice on finding a balance.
Over time, teens should have the opportunity to build trust by demonstrating responsible digital behaviour. Although social media poses obvious risks, it’s a part of everyday life and a powerful tool for teens who know how to use it responsibly.
https://www.socialbakers.com/blog/how-does-social-media-affect-teenagers

Zoom – a guide for parents (added 12/5/20)

Houseparty – a guide for parents (added 8/4/20)

Roblox – a guide for parents

Forge Students Lead The Way On Sharing On E-safety

Instagram – a guide for parents

Snap Maps – a guide for parents

Staying Safe Online (Momo)

TikTok – a guide for parents

RESOURCES

Childline – staying safe online

UK Safer Internet Centre

Net Aware

Connect Safely

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