e-safety

Useful websites for advice and support about apps

  • If you want to find out more about the apps children are using the NSPCC has an epic guide with details about Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Snog and many, many more. details here:
www.net-aware.org.uk
  • Childline have an app designed by children for children called the For Me app. This contains lots of information for children in the form of videos and message boards. Please see For Me App
  • Do you know about live streaming? The Ceop and Thinkuknow website have lots of information on this subject, including this link that is worth a read… Live Streaming Responding To The Risks
  • Are you worried about a post that has been uploaded about your child, and you would like it removed? Did you know the Internet Watch Foundation can do this? Just follow this link for more information Internet Watch Foundation
  • If you want to set parental controls on any of the internet connected devices you own have a look at http://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls
  • Not sure about the age ratings on a game? Everything you need is here: www.pegi.info
  • Worried about grooming or Child Sexual Exploitation? CEOP have a great Educational site with a section for parents and carers here: www.thinkuknow.co.uk The UK Safer Internet Centre has lots of helpful advice too, they are here: www.saferinternet.org.uk
  • Classroom resources linked to the new Computing Curriculum: www.digital-literacy.org.uk
  • For Childnets resources – including the free Facebook flyers (also available are twitter and snapchat guides) look here: www.childnet.com
  • See below for a handy guide on suggested Age Restrictions on Social Media Apps:-

 

Derbyshire County Council have put together some guidance for parents and carers on social networking:-

Parental Guidance – Social Media

Safeguarding Guidance – Parents

Social Media Guidance – Parents

 

Our School

As part of our on-going e-safety awareness, the children learnt and performed songs in a special assembly. Please click play on the below video:-