Posts tagged: Key Stage 3 (KS3)

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

    The Child Accident Prevention Trust – Safety Resources for Parents and Teachers

    Child Accident Prevention Trust

    Child Accident Prevention Trust

    The Child Accident Prevention Trust is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents. We aim to provide independent, expert, practical information on preventing accidents to children and young people.

    Another well designed website with information split across key stage 1, 2 & 3. Includes the following KS1 safety information:

  • Burns and scalds
  • Electrical safety
  • Falls
  • Fire safety
  • Poisons
  • Road safety
  • For further information on The Child Accident Prevention Trust