Find out how to keep your child safe online: 
Don’t forget, the Online Safety Hub is now live! You can access it for free here:
 
The Online Safety Hub is a brand new online resource with lots of expert advice and guidance
to help you as a parent, manage your child’s safety online. It includes information on the latest hot topics when it comes to keeping children safe, such as how to manage your child’s screen time, understand the latest gaming platforms, what they mean for your child’s safety and lots more.
 
We’re also offering parents a free account for Qustodio which is an Online Safety Parent App. It allows parents to gain more visibility on what’s going on in your child’s online world. Block dangerous content, introduce screen free schedules, receive alerts for inappropriate content, keep tabs on their location and more. Follow the link to create your free account and to download the app:
 
National Online Safety - Didsbury High School
 

All the information below is provided by National Online Safety, a specialist in online safety for schools. Please take the time to look through the resources which are here to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.

 

The links below will direct children and parents to resources which can help to make them aware of the risks of this technology and how to keep themselves safe while using them. Click on the links below to see the sites. When you have finished close the site to return to this page.

The CEOPChild Exploitation and Online Protection Command - Wikipedia   

The CEOP website is where a child or parent can report online abuse or concerns – https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

Think U Know ThinkUKnow - Wikipedia

This site is supported by DCSF, CEOPs, Microsoft and others and covers email, websites and mobile phones – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Ability Net

AbilityNet is a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology – https://www.abilitynet.org.uk/

Kids Smart

Kids Smart parents area is full of information to help keep your children safe when using new technologies like mobile phones and the internet – http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/

BBC Stay Safe CBBC Stay Safe - UK Safer Internet Centre

Test your internet safety knowledge with Hacker, listen to some Stay Safe songs with Helen Skelton, News Kids On the Block and Bobby Lockwood and get some tips from the Horrible Histories gang – https://www.bbc.com/ownit

Chat Danger

The links included on the website are to sites with useful further information for those looking to find out more about aspects of this area. The chatdanger website is run by Childnet International – https://www.childnet.com/what-we-do/new-website

Safe Kids

The Online Safety Quiz is your chance to show that you know how to be a safe Internet surfer. Answer each question and, when you get it right, you’ll go to the next question – http://www.safekids.com/quiz/index.html

Picture Search

A safe website for researching and downloading images online – http://www.picsearch.co.uk/

Google Safe Search

Safe Search for Kids is the child friendly search engine where safe search is always ‘on’. The safe browsing feature on this website overrides your computer search settings to help remove potentially explicit material when searching Google – https://www.safesearchkids.com/

Other Useful Websites

BBC Webwise – Safety and Privacy

CEOP’s Thinkuknow

Childline

Childnet International

Internet Matters

Net Aware – Parents review kids’ social networks, apps and games

NSPCC

Minecraft – Staying safe on Minecraft

Parent info from CEOP and Parent zone

Anti- bullying Alliance

The internet Watch Foundation

UK Safer Internet Centre

UK Safer Internet Centre – Parent controls – Parental Controls offered by your home internet provider

https://www.safetydetectives.com/blog/parents-guide-for-safe-youtube-and-internet-streaming-for-kids/ 

This guide features what children do online, the threat of online strangers and how to ensure a healthy balance between Internet use, your children’s online privacy, digital security and more on online safety to mention.