Digital Parenting

We know that our children are entering a world of hyper-connectivity. One where their social interactions on and offline are equally as important to them. A world where social media and access to messaging services are everywhere. We can't hide everything away, but we can support our tamariki with good habits, clear boundaries and good decisions. 

The video to the right is a simple selection of parenting tips put out to support parents during distance learning in the United States. However, the simple messages are clear and useful for all scenarios.

This site aims to provide access to reading materials, videos and resources to support parents at Albany Primary School. Should you have any questions or find something within the site that is not working correctly, please contact

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Students will learn how to become safe and responsible digital citizens by only sharing personal information with people they trust and keeping their computers safe. They will also learn about the importance of seeking guidance from a trusted adult when they feel unsafe or uneasy online or if they experience cyberbullying. 

"Hector and his friends live under the sea in Silicon Deep. They are learning how to protect their personal information and use computers and mobile phones safely. "

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Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command (UK).

Since 2006, Thinkuknow has been keeping children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

Thinkuknow is unique. It is underpinned by the latest intelligence about child sex offending from CEOP Command.

Thinkuknow aims to ensure that everyone has access to this practical information – children, young people, their parents and carers and the professionals who work with them.

Alongside the Thinkuknow website the programme provides educational resources, including films, cartoons and lesson plans, to help professionals raise young people’s awareness.