In response to your requests, we have looked carefully at websites which might be used to support you in further understanding issues around eSafety. Please see the links below which we feel were particularly useful:
www.childnet-int.org – Online child protection, safety and positive use of the internet.
www.thinkuknow.co.uk – The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre educational website designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2016/education-packs/parents – Safer Internet Day 2016 parent resource pack including useful conversation starters to use with children.
www.kidsmart.org.uk/ – Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children which contains information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.
www.ofcom.org.uk/advice/guides/media/ – Managing your Media – Good Ofcom online safety video and guide for parents/carers.
www.bullying.co.uk – One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on bullying.
www.chatdanger.com/ – This website is about the potential dangers with interactive services online. It provides information, advice, true stories and games. The resource page also contains a number of links to other useful websites.
http://parents.vodafone.com/ – Vodafone & mumsnet have developed this site which is very accessible and provides information and guidance to parents with understanding their child’s digital world and get more involved. There is even an on-line test to see how much you know!
www.getsafeonline.org/ - A beginner’s guide to using the Internet safety, including a quiz and some video tutorials about how to ‘stay safe’ on-line.
www.nextgenerationlearning.org.uk/At-Home/Internet-safety/ – Becta Next Generation Learning website provides some good advice for parents about Internet safety.
At Roebuck, we all follow our simple SMART rules to make sure that we are always safe online. See the poster to the right or download a copy here.
Hertfordshire produce a termly newsletter that offers parents guidance and advice about eSafety in order to help keep children safe. To view or download the latest copy of this newsletter, please click below: