Useful Websites

www.thinkyouknow.co.uk
Practical advice and guidance for children, young people, parents and carers, and professionals who work with children run by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).

www.childnet-int.org
Childnet International is a charity that works in partnership with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children.” It features practical advice about how children can enjoy the benefits of the internet and also protect themselves from online risks; with specific support for parents/carers and teachers.

www.saferinternet.org.uk
UK Safer Internet Centre provides the latest advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly, along with a range of practical resources, news and events focussing on the safe and responsible use of the internet and new technologies.

http://ceop.police.uk 
The CEOP website. Go to this website to report concerns about a person's online sexual behaviour, get the Click CEOP report abuse button for your web browser, and all the latest news about protecting children from abuse

http://www.swgfl.org.uk/Staying-Safe/Digital-Literacy-(1)/Digital-Literacy

Common Sense Media in the United States has produced a programme which we believe provides a sound basis to embed E-Safety within the UK school curriculum, from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 5.
To support schools in the UK, SWGfL has produced a series of documents which will signpost schools to the relevant Common Sense Media lesson plans, resources and to additional relevant materials from the UK, Europe and elsewhere. These SWGfL documents indicate the Key Stage that are equivalent to the Common Sense Media (US) age groups.

http://www.safesocialnetworking.org/

Safe is a programme of practical activities that develop young people's skills, self-confidence and safety awareness when using social networking sites. Designed to work on safe social networks, the free materials and teacher resources will enable a school to easily deliver engaging activities and develop digital literacy skills.

http://apps.facebook.com/clickceop 
Encourage your child to protect themselves and their friends on Facebook with the Click CEOP button.

www.facebook.com/safety 
Facebook Safety Centre provides an overview of the different ways that you can protect your information on Facebook; includes a section for parent and for teens.

www.parentport.org.uk 
Have you seen or heard something which you think is unsuitable for your child? Go to ParentPort and it will direct you to the right regulator for your area of concern. ParentPort has been set up by the UK’s media regulators.

www.iwf.org.uk 
The Internet Watch Foundation is the UK hotline for the confidential reporting of criminal content online including child sexual abuse images or incitement to racial hatred.

www.getsafeonline.org 
For advice about filtering, setting parental control software to prevent viruses and SPAM on your home computers and how to avoid online rip-offs. Regular updates through the Get Safe Online blog.

www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/courses/
Provides a number of free short online courses about computers, the web and social media so that you can safely enjoy the benefits of being online.

www.AskAboutGames.com
A website for parents and carers that explains about the PEGI video game age ratings system, which is now law in the UK; it also provides tips on gaming as a family and advice on how to play games responsibly.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware/ 

Help your child stay safe on social networks, apps and games

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/
Your guide to the social networks your kids use Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world


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