The internet is an amazing resource which enables children and young people to connect, communicate and be creative in a number of different ways, on a range of devices. However, the internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be a challenge. You may sometimes feel that your children have better technical skills than you do, however children and young people still need advice and protection when it comes to managing their lives online.
We have included links on this page to various resources that you will find of interest and will help you and your child to stay safe when using today’s fast changing digital technology.
A parent facing website in collaboration with NCA-CEOP providing content on all of the issues amplified by the internet.
Hampshire police recommend this website https://www.safe4me.co.uk/ which has resources for parents, teachers and professionals.
This site provides teachers, professionals and parents with information and resources to help educate young people about keeping safe and making responsible choices.
Hampshire County Council have also circulated some information to help parents understanding of popular apps and how to keep your child safe. Links to these can be found below. If you would like a hard copy please ask the school office who will be happy to print them off for you.
Think You Know Now
An online safety website for parents and under 18's
Internet Matters www.internetmatters.com for lots of great advice on keeping your child safe online
Child Exploitation and Online Protection. https://www.ceop.police.uk/ceopreporting/ Use this link to report sexual exploitation, grooming or abuse online to the police.