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 



Parents Guide to Pokemon Go


Parent's Guide to Minecraft


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

• NSPCC and O2 Internet Safety Advice

• UK Safer Internet Centre

• Childnet

• Get Safe Online

• Think you know

• CEOP - Report Abuse Site

• PEGI Game Age ratings

• Report Illegal Content

• Create a Family Agreement template

• A Parents Guide to Building Girls' Body Confidence


Controlling Apps and Websites


• Facebook Safety Advice

• Safety and Privacy Settings for Social Media Apps

• Google Safe Search

• YouTube Restricted Mode


Controlling Devices


• Setting up restrictions on iPad and iPhones

• Setting up controls on Andriod devices

• Setting up controls on Amazon Fire Tablet





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


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:

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