We have put together a number of documents and websites which you may find useful.
The following documents give important information regarding hand-held devices that allow access to the internet, for example; iPods, iPads, Kindles and Smart Phones.
Facebook is used by many children but is aimed at those aged 13 and over. The following document gives essential information regarding privacy settings and safe use of Facebook.
Tic Tok is recommended for an age group of 15+ mainly due to the privacy issues and mature content. TikTok requires that users be at least 13 years old to use the full TikTok experience, although there is a way for younger children to access the app.The following document gives essential information regarding privacy settings and safe
The following websites are a useful source of information for parents and children regarding safe internet use.
This short, 10 minute cartoon, produced for CEOP, is designed to keep young children (5-7) safe whilst online.
This is a video from CEOPs Thinkuknow education programme that helps children (7-11) to understand what constitutes personal information. The video enables children to understand that they need to be just as protective of their personal information online, as they are in the real world. It also directs where to go and what to do if children are worried about any of the issues covered.
Parent Info - Parent Info is a new free service for schools. Here you will find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line.
The CEOP report button is the online equivalent of dialling 999.
We need to train young people, just like we do with 999, to recognise it and know how to use it if they need to.
Look out for good websites that have the button built in.
Some websites refuse to add the button, so visit direct: www.ceop.police.uk