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Useful Resources and Links

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   The BBC have a website and app called Own It. The website has a lot of content for children to help them           navigate their online lives, and the free smartphone app comes with a special keyboard which can intervene     with help and support in the moments that children need it the most.


   Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) is part of the National Crime Agency and their website can       be used to report if you are worried about online abuse or the way someone is communicating online.

Childnet -

   Childnet International is a registered UK charity that aims to make the internet a safe place for children and     young people. Packed with resources it is a great resource for parents.

Internet Matters -

   A comprehensive web resource with a wide array of tips and advice on how to navigate the online world           with your child. Some of their guidance we attach below but you can find even more by visiting the link. 

National Online Safety - 

   National Online Safety's mission is to make the internet a safer place for children. They aim to do this by             equipping school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers           and how best to react should an incident arise. The link above provides up to date information about a wide     variety of social media apps and platforms your child might be using.


   The NSPCC are the first to admit that the internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect -         opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can       you make sure your child’s staying safe? That’s where the NSPCC come in. Whether you’re an online expert       or you’re not sure where to start, their tools and advice will help you keep your child safe.


   SafeToNet is technology that educates children “in-the-moment” as they use their device. It is a safeguarding     assistant that helps them become responsible and safe digital citizens. Its power lies in a smart keyboard

   that detects risks in real-time. It steers children away from trouble by filtering harmful outgoing messages         before they can be sent and any damage can be done.

Thinkuknow -

   Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command. Since 2006, it         aims to ensure that everyone has access to this practical information – children, young people, their parents     and carers and the professionals who work with them. 

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