New technologies inspire children to be creative, communicate and learn. However, while the internet is a great resource, it is important that children and young people are protected from the risks they may encounter.
Here is a selection of guidance and links which we think you may find useful. Please contact us by email if you have any further suggestions.
Guidance and Updates
Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online includes:
Internet matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
London Grid for Learning – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
Net-aware – for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
Parent info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
Thinkuknow – for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
UK Safer Internet Centre – advice for parents and carers
E Safety Training Ltd
This link contains YouTube clips created by Traci Good, Director of E Safety Training Limited, who works closely with Derbyshire County Council to provide e-safety training to schools.
The clips will cover issues such as parental controls (and how to set them), which apps have seen a surge in popularity since the pandemic, and age-specific information aimed at 0-5s, 6 – 11s and over 11s.