Thinkuknow Parents and Carers website - The Thinkuknow Parents and Carers website contains a wealth of information and advice for parents and carers on keeping their children safe online. Parents and carers can visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents for advice on topics such as: having a conversation with your child, using parental controls, understanding live streaming and supporting children who have been sexually abused.
The website is divided into three sections:
I need to report an incident – for information and support when something has already happened to a child or young person
I’m concerned about my child – for information and support when there are concerns about a child or young person
I’d like to understand more about keeping my child safe – for preventative information and advice on keeping children safe online
How you can use ‘Jessie & Friends’ to help keep your child safer online
Parent Info (www.parentinfo.org) is a partnership project between NCA-CEOP and the parent organisation Parent Zone. It’s a website and advice service for parents and carers, which aims to build the resilience of their children through articles, tips and advice. Articles are written by expert organisations on a range of different topics, covering all issues amplified by the internet. The website is divided into the following categories:
* Games, apps and tech
* Safety and settings
* Relationships and sex
* Education and the future
* Health and wellbeing
Below are some links to websites which will help keep your children safe on the internet.
Know it all for parents: www.childnet.com/kia/parents
CEOP safety centre: http://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/
Online Compass: http://www.onlinecompass.org.uk/about.aspx
Think you know : http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
There is a button on the front page of the website which will take you ot the Child Explotation and Online Protection Centre.
Below is a link to a software site that is recommended for parental control and filtering unwanted websites. There is a two week free trial but please be aware that there is an annual charge of £25.