Here you can find links to useful websites that will help to teach children about internet safety and extend their understanding.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection works across the UK bringing together various agencies to protect children from harm. Many schools are encouraged to add the “REPORT” button to their websites to give children easy access to a site where they can report abuse confidentially and gain help and advice if they were to feel they needed it. The site, has age appropriate areas for the key stages and also provide lots of information for parents and carers. Ceop has a very good facebook page too, and they actively work with social media giants working to protect children.
ThinkuKnow is a website that links with CEOP. It provides age appropriate advice and support for children and parents and hosts some thought provoking cartoons and animations for children.
Lots of useful resources and links to other site to keep you safe online
NSPCC – Share Aware Share Aware is a site for parents of children aged 8-12 – it will help to reassure you, and give you everything you need to keep your children safe disussing issues surrounding sharing of information in the real world and via social media.
Childnet work with children, parents and teachers across the globe to make the internet a safer place for children. Sharing good practice and delivering a methods others are using to stay safe online.
Lots of child related games, quizzes and informative videos dealing with online safety.
Child Internet Safety is an organisation setup to provide information and support to anyone that works with and has direct contact with children. They publish a magazine with current topics and advice for staying safe online in an informative easy to understand format. The Hub is an area of the site that they ask people to share good practice and good ideas.
The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENs.
The Kidsmart website is full of activities to discuss and promote the safe use of the internet. A key focus is SMART rules which schools encourage children to stick to. The SMART rules remind us to keep Safe online, not to Meet people we have met online, ensuring files or data that we Accept are from a Reliable source and that if we do see or receive anything that makes us uncomfortable that we should Tell someone.
Vodafone have developed a subsite dedicated to parents and provides useful advice and tips for online safety.