Useful Documents and Guides
- Acceptable use of IT policy
- Parents Guide to Amazon Fire Tablets
- Parents Guide to Disney
- Parents Guide to Facebook
- Parents Guide to Facebook Messenger
- Parents Guide to Five Nights at Freddies
- Parents Guide to Grand Theft Auto
- Parents Guide to Houseparty
- Parents Guide to Instagram
- Parents Guide to Loot Boxes
- Parents Guide to Minecraft
- Parents Guide to Pokemon Go
- Parents Guide to Roadblox
- Parents Guide to Snapchat
- Parents Guide to the Squid Game
- Parents Guide to TikTok
- Parents Guide to Twitter
- Parents Guide to Whatsapp
- Parents Guide to Youtube
- Think before you send
Keeping your child safe online
The internet is integral to the lives of children. It opens up new opportunities and is now an essential part of their every day world whether they are using it for homework, to talk and share materials with their friends or for a multitude of other uses that are legitimate and beneficial in so many ways. It also has many dangers of which your children may not be fully aware.
For e-safety information for Parents, visit https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ or any of the other links on this page
You can register for monthly email updates that will provide you with information on new and emerging technologies and tips on how to keep your family safe whilst online.
In the modern, technical and on-line world, it can be very daunting for parents. How do you know what is best when it comes to your children and technology? Even games consoles can connect to the internet these days. How do you know who your child is chatting to?
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and inspire a national conversation.
- Monitor your children's activity online, be this through game consoles, computers or phones.
- Check chat messages and keep and eye on the content they are watching.
- Encourage open dialogue about what happens online, it is not uncommon for children to not share concerns through fear of losing access to their device.
- Check age appropriateness of apps and games / videos being played / watched
- Check privacy settings
- Limit screen time
There are a number of links below to support you in keeping your children safe online