Category: Online Safety

Parents & Teachers Guide to Keeping Children Safe Online

Get Net Wise

Get Net Wise

Parents Guide to Keep Children Safe Online with Get Net Wise and covers:

Keeping Children Safe Online

  • The risks kids face online
  • Internet safety products
  • Great sites families can visit together
  • Learn how to identify online trouble and problems
  • Law enforcement contact details
  • Stopping Unwanted E-mail and Spam

    How to prevent and stop getting unwanted email and how to report the spammers

    Protecting Your Computer

    An introduction to learning about the risks from hackers and viruses

    For further information on Get Net Wise

    Staying Safe Online with Chat Danger

    Chat Danger is a useful resource for teachers, parents and also for older KS2 and above children and young people. KS1 children will need either their teachers or parents to help explain how to get the best from Chat Danger.

    Chat Danger is a site all about the potential dangers on interactive services online and covers:

  • chat – online chat rooms
  • IM – instant messenger
  • online games
  • and for older children and young people

  • email
  • mobiles
  • For more information see the Chat Danger website

    Key Stage 1, 2, 3 Resource for Staying Safe on the Internet

    Think U Know

    Think U Know

    A very nicely designed website split across key Stage 1, 2, 3 & 4, Teacher & Trainer and Parent Carer.

    Key Stage 1 activities covers:

  • Chat
  • Email
  • Games
  • Friend websites
  • And gives advice on the above in terms of

  • Having fun
  • Being Careful
  • Knowing who to talk to
  • Also includes:

  • Downloads
  • Cartoon character Hector and his friends learning how to use their computers safely
  • Key Stage 2 activities include:

  • Having fun
  • Staying in control
  • Reporting people abusing the individual
  • A cyber café – where children and young people can explore a virtual Internet world in safety and without any supervision needed
  • Teacher, Trainer, Parent & Carer sections have useful background information about keeping young people safe whilst they use the Internet.

    N.B. No home page navigation makes it difficult to skip from section to section.

    For further information on the Think U Know website