Online Safety

Online Safety

In this area we will add information and links that promote ways of keeping safe online.

YouTube Live Streaming

The Times recently published an article about young people being at risk when they are live streaming video content from their YouTube accounts.  Other apps allow ‘live streaming’ of video content, so to see the benefits and risks involved please visit this website.

A parental guide to live streaming and vlogging (video blogging) can be downloaded below:

Fortnite

Do your children play this popular computer game?  It has a 12 age certificate, so what are the risks of letting younger children play the game? Find out in this Fortnite handout (download below).

Digital Parenting Magazine

Vodafone’s Digital Parenting Magazine contains a wealth of information and articles related to ways that families can have fun online whilst being safe.  The current magazine (and past issues) can be downloaded from here.

Lancashire Education Authority – Online Safety

Lancashire LEA have an online safety area with links to resources and advice on a variety of issues. To access the website click here.

The Guardian

John Naughton writes a weekly column outlining how technology and the Internet are shaping and changing society.  The column can be viewed by clicking here.

 

An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 1)

 

An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 2)

 

An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 3)

 

An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 4)

 

UK Safer Internet Centre Parents’ Guide To Technology

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers/parents-guide-technology

Childnet – Know It All resources

http://www.childnet.com/resources/kia/

Internet Matters

Internet Matters videos

The Internet Matters website have published three videos which are worth sharing with children when they use the many features of the internet.

Handouts from our Online Safety Parents Meeting – March 2019