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Advice for Parents / Carers


There are three main areas of risk


How children behave online and interact themselves.

This is about keeping their infromation secure, being responsible for their own health and well-being(not spending excessive time online or gaming), considering their digital footprint and online reputation. 

CONTENT children being exposed to harmful, illegal or inappropriate material. Examples such inappropriate material, ignoring age ratings on games, films and television programmes.

Children being subjected to harmful online interaction with others.

Examples include grooming (an adult pretending to be a child), any form of online bullying through social media sites, identify theft. 


Here are some resources and guidance to provide more information on ways parents and carers can help to keep children safe.

A parents guide to understanding technology

How to use the Internet safely: (A guide for parents)

Online safety for parents

Safe search engines for children

If you have any concerns or would like some further information or advice, please pop into school and talk to us.

A Think U know arcticle about grooming -

You can report concerns about grooming and sexual abuse directly to CEOP. Remember, you know your child better than anyone. If you feel something isn’t right, get in touch.

Here are some activities you can do with your children about staying safe online.