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ONLINE SAFETY RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND CARERS
have produced free online safety guides for parents focusing on what they need to know safety on forums from Snapchat, Squid game, TikTok and others. All are free to download.
You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child stay safe online. Our advice and resources are here to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively. Click here to go to their website.
have brought together ten tips for talking to your child about their use of social media and the internet here.
Parent Zone sits at the heart of modern family life, providing advice, knowledge and support, to shape the best possible future for children, as they embrace the online world. Our mission is to improve outcomes for children in a digital world, so:
Children will be safer online.
Children will be resilient enough to cope with the challenges of the online world.
Children will be educated for a digital future.
We help parents develop the right skills and understanding, so that their children can discover the possibilities and opportunities available to them online. Please click here for information and resources for parents and cares.
And here for their guides supporting children to be safe using social media and games platforms.
The Disrespect NoBody campaign helps prevent young people from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships by encouraging them to re-think their views of abuse, controlling behaviour and what consent and sexting – the sending of explicit images by phone or email – means within relationships. The campaign is targeted at 12 to 18 year olds – both boys and girls – and aims to prevent them from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. It provides information on understanding the meaning of consent, what rape is, relationship abuse, pornography and sexting, along with the signs on how to spot them, the consequences and supporting advice. There is also contact information giving access to help from trusted organisations should you be worried about yourself or somebody you know - click the logo to find out more.
Beware of Lurking Trolls is a campaign designed to help protect children from online harm. It centres around a storybook Peril of the Possessed Pets and is used in primary schools with children aged 7 to 11 years - click the logo for more information.