Useful Links and Videos

There is a wealth of information available to parents, teachers and young people to help keep themselves safe on-line.

 

During my presentations to parents and teachers, I point the audience to the following web links where you can go for more detailed advice and help.

 

If you think it is useful, please feel free to add a link to this page on your school's website.

 

Hot Topics

 

• Snapchat Snap Map

https://support.snapchat.com/en-GB/article/about-snap-map2 

and

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/Documents/Thinkuknow%20Parent%27s%20and%20carers%20%20guide%20to%20Snapchat.pdf

 

Parents Guide to Pokemon Go

parentinfo.org/article/pok-mon-go-a-parents-guide

 

Parent's Guide to Minecraft

nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/minecraft-a-parents-guide/

 

Links to sites with useful information

 

Advice for Parents and Guardians

 

• Parent Zone Digital Parenting Guide

(previous editions can be found HERE )

• Parent Zone Parent Guides to apps and social media sites

parentzone.org.uk/advice/parent-guides

• NSPCC and O2 Internet Safety Advice

• UK Safer Internet Centre 

www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

• Childnet 

www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers

• Get Safe Online

www.getsafeonline.org/

• Think you know 

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

• CEOP - Report Abuse Site

www.ceop.police.uk/

• PEGI Game Age ratings

www.pegi.info/

• Report Illegal Content

www.iwf.org.uk

• Create a Family Agreement template

www.nspcc.org.uk/globalassets/documents/online-safety/share-aware-family-agreement.pdf

• A Parents Guide to Building Girls' Body Confidence

parentzone.org.uk/system/files/attachments/Uniquely%20Me%20parent%20guide.pdf

 

Controlling Apps and Websites

 

• Facebook Safety Advice

www.facebook.com/safety

• Safety and Privacy Settings for Social Media Apps

parentinfo.org/article/setting-safety-and-privacy-settings-for-social-media-apps

• Google Safe Search

support.google.com/websearch/answer/510?hl=en&ref_topic=3378866

• YouTube Restricted Mode

support.google.com/youtube/answer/174084?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

 

Controlling Devices

 

• Setting up restrictions on iPad and iPhones

support.apple.com/en-us/HT201304

• Setting up controls on Andriod devices

www.geeksquad.co.uk/articles/set-up-parental-controls-android

• Setting up controls on Amazon Fire Tablet

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201540610

 

 

Videos

 

Here are some videos which show problems young people face. A word of caution, on YouTube comments may be posted by individuals and may not be controlled or moderated. Some of the videos are aimed for older pupils.

 

 

"Animal Magic" Internet Safety Cartoon from CEOP (aimed at 5 - 8 year olds)

 

(Download your own copy of the associated "Top Tips" Poster)

 

"Jigsaw" Internet Safety video from CEOP (aimed at 8-10 year olds)

"BBC Newsround Internet Safety Film" (aimed at 8-10 year olds)

Grooming (aimed at 11-16 year olds)

"Let's Fight It Together" Cyberbulling video from Childnet

Sexting (aimed at 11-16 year olds)

 

People to talk to


For Young People:

 

Children can talk in confidence to ;

Childline on 0800 1111 - calls to this number are free and will not be listed on the telephone bill

or can click on this link  www.childline.org.uk

 

For Adults:

 

Samaritans provide confidential emotional support for people, if you are worried, feel upset or confused and just want to talk. You can:

Phone on 116 123   (the number is free to call)
Email the Samaritans: Jo@samaritans.org

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