Safeguarding & Online Safety

Links to recommended online safety websites
Net aware Your guide to the social networks your children use. know the net Whether you’re a seasoned surfer or a beginner online, Knowthenet has the reliable advice and top tips you’ll need to make the most of the internet.
nspcc Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online. bbc_webwise Discover media and technology on BBC WebWise.
ceop(1) This website includes a unique facility that enables parents and young people to make reports of actual or attempted abuse online. childnet Information to keep your child safe online.  Whether you’re puzzled by parental controls or would like to know more about gaming.
childnet Free downloadable leaflets for parents/carers, children, young people and professionals – inlcuding gaming, music, film & TV. choose_logo Staying safe online: parental control software.
connect A parents guide to Facebook. digizen(1) Look for the digizen guide on each page – they are colour coded to show if the content is useful for teachers, parents and/or kids. Happy browsing!
getsafe Advice and guidance about online safety. google Includes family safety.
how stuff works How computers work.  Learn how to keep your personal information safe. internetwatch The UK’s hotline for reporting illegal content found on the internet.
kidsmart Fun games and activities for children alongside effective internet safety advice. microsoft Family Safety advice from Microsoft.
parentport Site for parents to report inappropriate content (on and offline). theparentzone Guidance for parents and professionals working with families.
thinkyouknow Parents/carers guide to the internet. uksafer How to set up parental controls.
kent_police1 Guidance from Kent Police kcc Guidance from Kent County Council
Mobile Phones
02 Keeping your family safe in the digital world.
carphone We know how important it is to keep children safe whilst they use their phone. We’ve put together a handy guide to help you manage the risks to your children including cyber bullying.
EE Advice for parents and carers.  Helping you to help your children.
vodafone2 Helping you help your child to manage their digital world.
Gaming
askabout Advice on computer gaming and parental controls.
nintendo This is the place to be to learn all about the games your child is playing – and those you could be playing together!
pegi Information about games rating.