- Useful links
If you are worried out your child’s safety whilst using the Internet or any other networked device, http://parentinfo.org/ has a huge range of information and advice.
As a parent you are strongly advised to monitor your child's access to the web and use the privacy settings to restrict access when necessary.
If you have any concerns about any of the issues raised on this page, please visit www.ceop.police.uk or click the CEOP button anywhere on the website.
Vodafone have produced an excellent guide for parents and carers on ensuring that pupils are safe when using mobile technology and other devices.
The Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the Internet
‘The Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the Internet’, has been created by CEOP to provide 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. This online guide aims to equip you with the tools to have those tricky conversations with your children and keep your family safe online.
Extra information about keeping your child safe online or reporting a problem can be found on the following websites
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) is the Government body dedicated to eradicating abuse of children. Concerns about inappropriate contacts between a child and an adult, including online, can be reported directly to CEOP.
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Works to remove illegal material from the Internet. If you have found any material you believe to be illegal, e.g. child sex abuse images, other obscene material, or material that incites racial hatred, you can report it to the IWF.
The Family Online Safety Institute have some really good resources for parents click here
Essex Police have produced the following resources for parents regarding Child Sexual Exploitation click here
Child Internet Safety also have some very useful information for parents. click here
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