e-Safety at home

The Internet is an increasing part of todays culture, especially for children, for whom schoolwork, online gaming, and social networking are among the most popular activities. As a parent, there is plenty you can do to ensure your children's experience is both safe and fun.

Here are some useful sites for advice and guidance:

Advice for parents on safe internet use and social media: Using parent control settings at home: Reporting online abuse and cyberbullying:

 Internet Matters

Parental Controls

Safety Centre

 Keeping Children Safe

Smartphones and other devices

 Think U Know

Antivirus with parental control

 Keeping Your Child Safe Online 

Here is some useful information for parents, carers and families for online safety about keeping your child safe online:

Online e-Safety Guides

These can be used to learn more about e-safety for apps that your child may be using.

 

Family e-Safety:

Templates and guides

Workshops for Parents

Missed a workshop or want to refresh your memory? Click on the image to find out more.

Fortnite Parents Guide 

 

Family Agreement Advice

 

TikTok Online Safety Guide 

 

Family Agreement Template

 

Roblox Parents Guide

 

Social Networking Parent Guide

 

Messenger kids

 

Video chatting: A guide for parents

Discord

 

Social Media Support Pack

SnapChat

Ollee parent information

Ollee Family Worksheet

Ollee app

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For the latest information

on digital parenting go to: 

https://parentzone.org.uk/

Latest updates:

It has become a trend for children to start their own YouTube Channels. Please read our advice on using YouTube and YouTube Channels:

YouTube Channels - Advice for parents

   YouTube information for parents

 

Currently there is a  fast-rising online game that has caught children's attention: Genshin Impact. Released in 2020, the game has become hugely popular, with currently over 50 million players worldwide.
Click here for a useful guide that explores the game’s features, gameplay and potential risks, for you to use in conversations with your children.

 

Safer Internet Day 2022 will be celebrated on 8th February with the theme ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online.

At Ben Jonson we will be organising a poster competition about online gaming. 

For more tips and advice visit  Safer Internet day 2022 or read Britannica's e-book.

britannica---safer-internet-day

 

 

Queries for Parents

If you have any questions regarding our school please contact Dee Dillon, our Attendance and Family Welfare Officer.