Online Safety

Concerned about online grooming? Make a Report!

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with your child online? Are you concerned about online grooming or sexual behaviour online? If the answer is YES, make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisers. For more information regarding online safety, visit the CEOPS website.

ThinkuKnow

The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. For many of us, this can all be a bit too much.

You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online, you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe, and you might also be thinking how can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?

The ThinkuKnow website is really helpful and aims to make online parenting simple and offers many practical tips and simple guidance.

Childnet

Childnet is a UK-based charity who empower children, young people, and those who support them in their online lives, and its mission is to work with others to make the internet a great and safe place for children and young people. Use the links below to read online safety advice from Childnet- Available in English, Bengali & Somali.

Childnet information sheet - Bengali

Childnet information sheet - English

Childnet information sheet - Somali

Social Networks Safeguarding Guidelines for Parents

NSPCC’s Net Aware provides guidance to parents on social networking sites, apps and games which children use and how to keep their children safe in today’s digital world. Given that many such new sites constantly appear, this website can be quite useful to stay up to date and keep children safe.

Family Agreement

A family agreement is a great way to start positive family conversations around safe and responsible internet use, and to agree clear expectations and boundaries. Click on the link below to download a template:

Family-Agreement

Useful Links

If you have any concerns or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to speak to us. In the useful sites you can find out more about how children use social media, the apps they use, the risks they face, how to use privacy settings.

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