eSafety Websites for Parents and Carers
|Computer Games and Your Kids - What every parent needs to know - February 2012||Schools are increasingly reporting the impact video gaming is having on children’s education, achievement, behaviour and sleep. To support schools with this challenging area and to help raise awareness your ICT Team participated in the Radio Verulam’s ‘Parents Show’. The programme focused on the need for parental engagement, appropriate boundaries and research about the effects of gaming on behaviour and sleep. This is now available as a podcast and the link can be sent out to parents and carers.|
|Child Net||A non-profit making organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and children’s safe and positive use of the internet are addressed. Childnet International produce an online CD guide specifically for parents KnowITAll|
|Think u Know!||The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own edcational website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.|
|Get Safe Online||
A beginners guide to using the Internet safety, including a quiz and some video tutorials about how to ‘stay safe’ on-line.
|Kidsmart||Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has been developed by the children's internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.|
|Net Aware||NSPCC site alowing you to check apps and websites|
One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on bullying.
|ParentZone||A great website with lots of advice about how to help with digital resilience as well as thinking about gaming addition and young children.|