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 

 

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

 

• Parent Zone Digital Parenting Guide

https://parentzone.org.uk/system/files/attachments/Digital%20Parenting%205.pdf  (35mb pdf file so make take time to download)

• Parent Zone Parent Guides to apps and social media sites

parentzone.org.uk/advice/parent-guides

• NSPCC Internet Safety Advice

nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

• Saftey and Privacy Settings for Social Media Apps

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

• Think you know 
www.thinkuknow.co.uk

• Childnet 
www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers

• Get Safe Online
www.getsafeonline.org/

• CEOP - Report Abuse Site
www.ceop.police.uk/

• UK Safer Internet Centre 

www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources

• PEGI Game Age ratings 
www.pegi.info/

• Microsoft Family Safety Site 
www.microsoft.com/security/family-safety

• Facebook Safety Advice
www.facebook.com/safety

• Report Illegal Content
www.iwf.org.uk

• Create a Family Agreement

www.digizen.org/digicentral/family-agreement.aspx

Saftey and Privacy Settings for Social Media Apps

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

• Setting up restrictions on iPad and iPhones

www.theinstructional.com/guides/parental-controls-with-ios-restrictions

• 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

• Google Safe Search

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

• YouTube Restricted Mode

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

 

 

 

 

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)

"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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