Wickhambrook Primary Academy

Useful Online Safety Resources

The following links are recommended for parents and children to help with the ever increasing problems of keeping children safe whilst using the internet. Below you will find important links to guidance for parents and useful online safety resources.

Useful Online Safety Resources · www.thinkuknow.co.uk is a useful website with hints and tips for parents and carers on areas such as parental controls and also tools for children to use computers safely. Thinkuknow is the educational programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

+ Jessie & Friends: online safety education for 4-7s A series of 3 animations that aim to give 4-7 year olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.

+ Play Like Share – keeping 8-10 year olds safe online A 3 episode animation for 8 – 10 year olds helps them to learn how to spot pressuring and manipulative behaviour online and to stay safe from other risks they might encounter.

· Vodafone have produced a Digital Parenting Magazine which informs parents about the various technologies children are accessing today. There are also a large number of incredibly useful resources to support parents.

· National Online Safety – a guide providing some helpful tips on keeping children safe online.

+ National Online Safety Facebook page – NOS regularly post guides to support school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise.

· UK Safer Internet Centre has the latest tips, advice and resources to help children and young people have a safe and positive time online.

· Internetmatter.org– Supporting families online. Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly.

· Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

· NSPCC Online Safety Helpline for parents and carers to call for technical advice: 0808 800 5000

We are always keen to develop our E-Safety provision and do so in response to requests from parents. If there is a specific area of E-Safety you would like more information on please let us know.

If you have a safeguarding concern about any child, please contact your child’s teacher or the designated person(s) for Safeguarding in the school immediately.