Our 21st Century children are very much involved in using all types of different technology, both at home and in school.

The following information and links are below to boost understanding of how we can all help keep our children safe online.

Link: ThinkUKnow Parent's Guide

Take a Break Reminder for YouTube

As older children start to become phone users they tend to spend longer periods watching video on their device.

Below is a useful link which applies to phones, which sets a 'Take a break' reminder when watching for longer periods:

Take a Break Reminder for YouTube

Tik Tok/Musical.ly

Is Tik Tok safe? How does it work?

This popular social media app has started to infiltrate many children's devices.

Please follow the link below to find out more about this app:

Parent's Guide to TikTok

E-Safety Links

File icon: pdf Online-gaming [pdf 578KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Parents and carers checklist [pdf 204KB] Click to download
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File icon: pdf Parents Guide to Instagram [pdf 608KB] Click to download

Pokemon Go

It's always great when new games appear that capture people's imagination.

Children need to ensure they are aware of any risks within a game that can be encountered in the real world.

The NSPCC have published some excellent guidance on their website, please follow the link below:

Social Networks

Follow the link to find out more about the Social Networks that your children may use. This is really useful advice provided by the NSPCC.

NSPCC Net Aware

Parental Controls

Advice about Parental Controls from NSPCC:

NSPCC Parental Controls