E-safety top tips
Here are some links to give advice about how to keep your children safe when using the internet;
www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents – CEOP’s education site containing areas of interest for all age groups including parents and teachers.
www.facebook.com/clickceop Let’s you “Like” the CEOP page. Also has lots of additional information.
http://www.childnet.com/kia/parents - Childnet’s KnowITall page with links to excellent advice for parents
http://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/hot-topics/parental-controls - Childnet site explaining how to set parent controls offered by your Internet Provider
http://www.childnet.com/resources/a-parents-guide-to-technology - parent’s guide to using technology safely
http://www.connectsafely.org/pdfs/fbparents.pdf - guide to using Facebook written especially for parents.
http://www.mumsnet.com/ Online discussion forum with comments posted about popular issues.
http://www1.k9webprotection.com Free content filter
Google Safe Search for Kids - http://www.safesearchkids.com/
Squirrelnet – based on Googles strict safe search criteria - http://www.squirrelnet.com
Yahooligans – fun site for children with games, jokes and loads of educational resources http://kids.yahoo.com/
Ask Kids – “safe” search engine for children. NOTE: due to the nature of the Internet no search engine can be 100% safe but this site and the one’s above go to great lengths to ensure the content they provide is as safe as possible. Read the parents section for more information. http://www.askkids.com/
Click Kids – child friendly search engine designed by librarians. http://www.kidsclick.org/
Internet Watch Foundation – Should you come across material which you think is illegal you can