e-Safety

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The Internet has become part of our everyday lives and is now easier to access than ever before, but using the Internet can also have risks..Information for parents and carers - E-Safety for primary childr

Children and young people are more at risk of exposure to inappropriate or criminal behaviour if they are unaware of the dangers.

These dangers can include:

  • viewing unsuitable content e.g. hate material, adult content, sites that endorse unhealthy behaviour
  • giving out personal information
  • becoming involved in, or the victim of, bullying, identity theft, or making and spending indecent or illegal images
  • spending too much time online which can effect concentration, education, sleep and health
  • copying information from the Internet or buying work from other people to use as their own.

 

Click here to read the leaflet on E-safety for further information and guidance

 


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Further information on Staying Safe Online has been recently released by the Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board.

This handy guide offers easy to follow links to many aspects of staying safe online.

You can download a copy by clicking here.

 


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Parental Controls:

What are parental controls and how can you use them to keep your children safe? Click here to find out more.

 


 

The internet is like a magician’s hat. It’s full of exciting things to explore and children love it. But whilst they seem to know what they’re doing, sometimes it’s hard for parents to keep track.

Net Aware has got lots of tips and advice. They’re also running workshops to help you have the right conversations with your children. And they’ve even got a free helpline to give you personal advice whenever you need it.

We’ve worked with over 500 parents and carers, and 1725 young people to review social networks and apps that children use.

Click on the image below to visit their website:

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