What Parents Need to Know About MOMO
Momo is a sinister ‘challenge’ that has been around for some time. It has recently resurfaced and once again has come to the attention of schools and children across the country.
Safer Internet Day 2019
There are a range of resources for parents and carers for Safer Internet Day 2019 on the UK Safer Internet Centre website.
Concerned about online grooming? Make a Report!
Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with your child online? Are you concerned about online grooming or sexual behaviour online? If the answer is YES, make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisers. For more information regarding online safety, visit the CEOPS website.
The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. For many of us, this can all be a bit too much.
You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online, you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe, and you might also be thinking how can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?
The ThinkuKnow website is really helpful and aims to make online parenting simple and offers many practical tips and simple guidance.
Social Networks Safeguarding Guidelines for Parents
NSPCC’s Net Aware provides guidance to parents on social networking sites, apps and games which children use and how to keep their children safe in today’s digital world. Given that many such new sites constantly appear, this website can be quite useful to stay up to date and keep children safe.
If you have any concerns or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to speak to us. In the useful sites you can find out more about how children use social media, the apps they use, the risks they face, how to use privacy settings.