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Internet safety - how to protect your child online

Published on 31/03/20

For many of our young people remote learning means spending time online. We have created a list of helpful resources for parents/carers to make sure your child is safe when using the Internet.

 

  1. Childnet International works directly with children and young people from the ages of 3 to 18, as well as parents, carers, teachers and professionals. It aims to make the Internet a safer place. Their website includes information about mobiles, gaming, downloading and social networking.
     
  2. UK Safer Internet Centre offers safety tips, advice and resources.
     
  3. If you are worried about a child you can contact your school's safeguarding team. During school closures, they will still be available to support you.

  4. The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a group of organisations untied against bullying. It has advice for parents, outlines how to make a complaint and offers mental health support.
     
  5. Thinkuknow is an education programme protecting children both online and offline. It has advice and information for parents and carers and children aged from 4 years and over.