Parents and Carers Online Safety

Technology is now an essential part of our everyday lives from the moment we get up until we go to sleep there will be hardly a moment when some bit of technology is not either directly or indirectly involved in what we are doing. Examples include: mobile phones, tablet computers, television, radio alarm clocks, chip and pin cards, shopping tills, bar code readers, central heating timers, microwave ovens. The list is endless.

Knowing how to stay safe and protect yourself online is very important. Follow the links below to find out how you can stay safe whilst using technology:

 

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Childnet Parents and Carers

Report TV programmes, adverts, websites, films etc. that are unsuitable for children.

Parents' Guide to Technology

Staying safe while using Smartphones, Games Consoles, Tablets and other internet-enabled devices.

Setting up parental controls

Tips on setting up parental controls

ThinkYouKnow parents site

Advice and tips for keeping children safe online.

CEOP

A website where parents/carers and children can report inappropriate things they have found online.

Parentport

A site to report films,games adverts etc. that are unsuitable for children. Also has tips for parents.

BBC Webwise

Has articles about staying safe online, including: Facebook, uploading and password security. 

PEGI

Provides information on ratings for games, films and music.

Parent info

Articles for Parents and carers. Digital articles from this site can be found on the below news feed.