Please can all parents/carers be extra vigilant as we have been made aware of an app aimed at 18+ years that is anonymous and has the ability to share images. We are aware that young children have accessed this app despite needing a Facebook or gmail to login. It is an un-monitored chat room that is anonymous and images (some indecent) have been shared. Please keep your child safe and monitor their phone/tablet/laptop use.
Dangers are arising on the internet all of the time.
Click on the link below to find how to keep your children safer online.
Safer Internet Day 2019 - TOP TIPS FOR PARENTS
Safer Internet Day 2019 is being celebrated around the world on Tuesday 5th February 2019.
The global theme is ‘together for a better internet’.
Everyone has their part to play in making the internet a better place, including you!
Have a look at the tips by clicking the link below with some suggestions on how to get you started.
Help and Advice
Please click on the documents below to find some of the most up to date help and advice to keeping your children safe when using technology.
|Online Gaming - Advice for Parents||[pdf 1MB]|
|How to safely use the new feature on Snapchat||[pdf 8MB]|
|Childnet - Parents Factsheet||[pdf 1MB]|
|HSCB - Staying Safe Online Booklet v2 05.02.2018||[pdf 799KB]|
Fortnite a helpful guide for parent's and carers
Recently we have noticed an increasing number of young people talking about the game ‘Fortnite’. Here is a link from UK Safer Internet Cente about Fortnite, looking at what the game is and some of the things to be aware of.
Keeping up with the latest in online gaming can be a multi-level challenge for parents - especially when what's ‘cool’ seems to change at the speed of a mouse-click. One of today's most popular games is also one of the most dangerous.
Roblox has been called "the world's most popular game you've never heard of." In fact, this massively multiplayer online game has recently outstripped even Minecraft's user numbers. While the game may seem like an innocent digital playground for children, there are some frightening issues with its online community.
Please follow the link below to find out more informaton.