Useful Links

We have found some websites that we think you might find very useful to help keep you safe at home. These vary from parental advice to age appropriate resources for children.
 
Swiggle Safe Search
 
Provides a very safe Google search for children. Also provides lots of links and facts to other great websites for staying safe on-line
 
Google Safety Center
 
The For Families section provides advice on using many of Google's services safely e.g. Search, YouTube, Android etc.
 
CBBC Staying Safe
 
Test your internet safety knowledge with Hacker, listen to some Stay Safe songs with Helen Skelton, News Kids On the Block and Bobby Lockwood and get some tips from the Horrible Histories gang.
 
KidSMART - learn about the internet and being a SMART surfer.
 
Childnet International E-Safety website aimed at helping children with a wide range of issues including mobiles, social networking, chat etc. Includes the S.M.A.R.T rules which have been taught in school this year.
 
SWGfL: Online Safety Resources
South West Grid for Learning have provided a lot of helpful resources including safety checklists for Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, Instagram and many more common website. The school use their Digital Literacy resources to help enrich our E-Safety teaching.
 
Childnet International: Parents and Carers
 
Provides links to inform parents of current E-Safety hot topics and gives advice on how to start conversations with children about their Internet usage.
 
ThinkuNkow: Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people
 
Provides age appropriate resources for several children's age ranges as well as for parents. Includes some fantastic resources such as Lee and Kim's Adventurs  and the Thinkunknow Cyber Cafe.
 
NSPCC Net Aware: Parents review kid's social networks and apps
 
A guide to the social networks your kids use updated by the NSPCC. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world
 
Cyber Streetwise: Protect your home or business from cyber crime
 
Find out about easy steps you can take to protect your home or business from cyber crime by visiting Cyber Street today.
 
Smartie the Pengiun E-Safety Story (for younger children)
 
Storybook appropriate for teaching young children to be safe on-line using the character Smartie the Penguin. Encourages children to think and tell their adult before clicking on something they do not recognise with a catchy song.
 
Common Sense Media: Parent reviews for Movies, Games and Films
 
Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
 
VPN Mentor: The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet
Although this website is focused on American statistics it contains a lot of useful information regarding many Online Safety topics that parents will find useful.
 
If you find any other websites that you think will be particularly useful then please contact us with the details