Keeping our children safe is clearly of paramount importance to us all and below is a series of links to information and services that may help to keep our children safe in the real and the digital world. Just click on the relevant logos on the left/below to visit the various information sources.
** Roblox Usage Alert ** We have been alerted to the fact that many children are enjoying using a game called Roblox at the moment. The game looks fantastic from a perspective of teaching children basic coding skills, but it also carries some very real drawbacks and dangers.
|Useful Information Sources|
|Parents & Carers – The CEOP’s ThinkUKnow guidance and awareness information for parents and carers.|
|Primary Children – 5 to 7 years old – The CEOP’s ThinkUKnow guidance and awareness information for primary school children|
|Primary Children – 8 to 11 years old – The CEOP’s ThinkUKnow guidance and awareness information for primary school children|
|Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre – their main site for advice, help and to report an issue|
|Abuse ruins childhood, but it can be prevented and the NSPCC exists to deal with this both in the real world and online|
|Anti-Bullying Alliance – this is an alliance of over 60 organisations, who work together to stop bullying and create safer environments for children and young people.|
|The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen awareness and understanding of digital citizenship.|
|Childnet International is a not-for-profit organisation that working and liaises with others to help make the internet a safe but great place for children.|
|e-Safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.|
|The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) is a group of more than 200 organisations drawn from across government, industry, law, academia and charity sectors that work in partnership to help keep children safe online.|
|The web was designed to be explored, but Google has controls to help you keep it a safer place for your family to roam. Visit their facilities to learn about the online tools available.|
|Get Safe Online is one of the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.|
|An informative tips page on online safety. It seems to cover social media and keeping kids safe online well.|
|A thorough guide to social networks; it’s really helpful for parents who want to protect their family from potentially harmful sites or apps.|
|Parentzone – making the internet work for families|
|ProtectYoungEyes – App reviews for most popular social media, video, photo, lifestyle, and gaming apps used by kids today|
Disclaimer: Romiley Primary School has no control over, and accepts no responsibility for the material posted on the websites listed above and offers these links only as suggested sources of useful information & services.