Welcome to our Parents and Children’s Page on ‘E — Safety’. We hope this link will help you understand more about e-safety, please click on one of the links below and enjoy some interactive fun.
CHILDREN 8 ANDOVER
Thinkyouknow website - If you are 8 and over visit the Cyber Cafe click here
Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom, at home or just to get with it. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. All the information here is brought to you by the team at the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre. We hope you like it!
CHILDRENAGEDBETWEEN 5 & 7
If your child is aged between 5–7 explore Hectors World, play lots of games and learn all about e-safety.
We know that the internet can be fun. Being cybersmart can sometimes be hard. Hang out with Hector and his friends to see how to use your computer, the internet and mobile phone safely. Ask Mum or Dad to help you to visit Hectors World. Here you can have lots of fun watching online video’s and solving puzzles. There are even colour-in storybooks and songs for you to download. You can count on Hector to be your friend in cyberspace and we hope you enjoy discovering Hector’s World!
Childnet is charity that works with young people all over the world, helping them understand how to stay safe, when using the internet. Use your browser’s back button as you dip from the school website to the Childnet website and back again.
Vodafone has created a new magazine called ‘Digital Parenting’ to help parents get to grips and get involved with their children’s digital world.
The magazine brings together experts from around the world to give parents the latest advice on digital issues, such as inline reputation, location services, sexting, cyberbullying and illegal content.
The magazine can be accessed via the link below:
As part of its activities for Safer Internet Day, CEOP is launching 'Keeping up with the Joneses', a short 50's style trailer that aims to get parents and carers thinking about their children's online lives. On 7th February this will be followed by the release of 'The Parents and Carers Guide to the Internet', an entertaining and light-hearted TV-style show that aims to answer all the tricky questions about what it takes to be a good online parent! For further information please visit: http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents
Matt Thought He Knew
This film follows Matt, a teenage boy who begins a relationship with a girl he has met online. Together they explore their sexuality via IM and webcam. Eventually they decide to meet up offline however the girl isn't who Matt thought she was...
This film informs young people of some of the possible risks of social networking and chat sites and helps to understanding ways that they can keep themselves safe online.
CEOP - Advice - Help - Report
Amita Dhiri who plays DC Grace Dasari in 'The Bill' introduces the CEOP Report button.
Have you seen this symbol on the sites you use? It is your door to one stop internet safety advice and help. If you use social networking areas or other sites offering chat or contact with online buddies then look for it. It is there for you.
'The Parents' and Carers' Guide to the Internet', from CEOP, is a light hearted and realistic look at what it takes to be a better online parent. The show covers topics such as, talking to your child about the technologies they use and the things they might see, such as pornography.
With interviews from leading experts such as, Professor Tanya Byron, Dr Linda Papadopoulos and Reg Bailey, as well as key industry players from Facebook, Club Penguin and Moshi Monsters , this online guide aims to equip you with the tools to have those tricky conversations with your children and keep your family safe online.