Online Safety Code
Tips and advice to help you keep your family safe online
You need to be aware of:
1. What they see
2. Who they are communicating with
3. What they are doing
Get to know what your child is watching on line?
Get reviews of the most popular apps, games and social media sites your children are using, for advice go to:
Common sense media: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Net Aware: https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/
Manage your technology and use the settings available to keep your child safe. Parental controls are the names for a group of settings that put you in control of what content your child can see. Combined with privacy settings these can help you protect your children from the things they shouldn’t see or experience online.
Go to: https://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/ to help you set up parental controls.
Support for families
Contact Childline 24/7 by calling 0800 1111, visiting childline.org whether they’re worried about themselves or someone else, https://www.childline.org.uk/
CEOP is a law enforcement agency and is here to help keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/
Think u Know Help your child get the most out of the internet and information on how to keep them safe. www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Safety Centre one page guides on how to stay safer whilst using social media, gaming and streaming. https://oursafetycentre.co.uk/safetycards/