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You may be experiencing a higher use of the internet by your children. Please look at the following guidance and tips on some of the most popular applications.

 

TikTok - https://www.highspeedtraining.co.uk/hub/parents-guide-to-tiktok/

Snapchat - https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/snapchat/

Instagram - https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/instagram/

Zoom - https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/zoom/

House party - https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/houseparty/

         Online safety resources for professionals, parents/carers and young people       

 

Source

For Parents/carers

Online link/s

Documents

ESCB

 

Parents/carers to help them understand online safety and general exploitation

https://www.escb.co.uk/parentcarer/online-safety/

 

 

ESCB

Booklet for parents and carers from the ‘Did You Know’ campaign, raising awareness of the signs of exploitation and online grooming, tips to manage this and resources to help.

 

 

 

ESCB

Directory of national and local services to support parents/carers with issues regarding online grooming, missing and child exploitation.

 

 

NSPCC

Explains latest games and apps used by children to parents/carers and tips on keeping children safe online.

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/?

 

 

The Breck Foundation

Self-funding charity, raising awareness of playing safe whilst using the internet. 

http://www.breckfoundation.org/

 

 

Thinkuknow

Home activity packs for various age groups for parents/carers to carry out with their children to develop their awareness of online safety.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/

 

 

CEOP

Factsheet for parents about what online grooming is, signs, risks and resources.

 

 

Safer Derbyshire

Practical advice for parents/carers about online safety, such as setting parental controls and keeping up to date with new apps.

https://saferderbyshire.gov.uk/news-and-events/news-items/staying-safe-online-during-the-covid-19-pandemic.aspx

 

 

Childnet International

Leaflet for parents/carers with checklist on ways to keep their children safe online and some suggested family ground rules for use.

https://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Supporting-Young-People-Online.pdf

 

 

Thinkuknow

Advice for foster carers in keeping Children In Care safe online.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/Looked-after-children-Specific-risks/

 

 

Source

For Children & Young

Online link/s

Documents

Thinkuknow

Safety advice in child-friendly way for 6-7 year olds on watching videos, sharing pictures, chatting online, sharing personal information and gaming online.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/4_7/6-7-year-olds/

 

 

Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow has launched Band Runner, an interactive game for 8-10 year olds to help build their knowledge, confidence and skills to stay safe from risks they might encounter online.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/

 

 

Thinkuknow

Safety advice for 11 years plus, includes details about online photo sharing, online grooming through online gaming and chat rooms.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/11_13/

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/14_plus/

 

 

Childline

Safety advice for children of all ages about online grooming.

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/online-mobile-safety/staying-safe-online/

 

 

UK Safer Internet Centre

Games, storybooks, films and quizzes for 3-19 years olds to help them explore ways to stay safe online.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

 

 

Source

For Professionals

Online link/s

Documents

Internet Watch Foundation

Details about increased risks of child exploitation due to Covid-19 and advice on safety online.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/iwf-warning-during-coronavirus-outbreak

 

 

CEOP

Details on reporting online abuse of children and other resources such as the ‘online safety at home activity pack’ which professionals can share with parents/carers.

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

 

NSPCC

Advice for professionals on how to remain in contact with children and families during pressures of Covid-19 and spotting signs of abuse.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/reporting-abuse/coronavirus-abuse-neglect-vulnerable-children/

 

 

The Children’s Society

Advice for professionals on conversations with parents/carers to share safety advice to keep their children safe online.

https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/news-and-blogs/our-blog/invite-only-parties-and-staying-safe-online-during-covid-19-lockdown

 

Childnet

Advice for social workers and foster carers to ensure online safety is part of placement planning for Children In Care.

https://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Supporting-Young-People-Online.pdf

 

 

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