Many children will have received new mobiles for Christmas, if you haven't already set up parental controls and checked the settings of the apps either already installed or that your child has downloaded can we remind you that we have a lot of guides to help you keep your child safe. Please click on the 'useful links' button to view are recently updated list. If you require help for an app or device that is not listed please come into school and we will do our best to help.
This part of our website is designed to give advice to both children and parents/carers on how to stay safe on the internet. There are many sites which offer information useful both at home and at school. Please have a look and check out the links below.
You can report any sort of internet abuse wherever you see these CEOP links - ENSURE YOUR CHILDREN RECOGNISE THE 'EYE' SYMBOL AND KNOW THEY CAN ALSO MAKE A REPORT
|CEOP help keep children safe online.|
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. That means they are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces.
By clicking on the 'CEOP' button you can make an official report if you feel someone has acted inappropriately towards you online or a young person that you know. It may be sexual chat or being asked to do something you feel uncomfortable about or someone insistant on meeting up. Visit the website for more information, advice and support.
At Littletown all children in KS1 and KS2 together with the staff sign an I.C.T. 'Acceptable Use Policy' to help keep them safe. Click on the links below to view our policies.
Childnet is charity that works with young people all over the world, to help them understand how to stay safe, when using the internet. The website is full of information and good advice. Click on the 'Childnet International' bar above to visit their site.
A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED free download giving parental control over internet access and control. Click on the image above to visit the download page. Even when parental controls are used it is always a good idea to check the browser 'history' on your child's device. Occasionally things can slip through no matter how vigilant we are.
The Terms and Conditions of Facebook state that a user must be 13 or over. If you are aware your child has an account please -
Childnet have produced a privacy guide about 'Graph Search'- Facebook’s newest feature to help people explore content on the site. The guide will help you check what other people can see about you. Click here for the Childnet link or visit www.facebook.com/about/graphsearch/privacy
The feed below is automatically updated by Parent Info, please take a moment to browse through their latest advice.
The BBC has some fantastic resources with lots of activities - check it out. Digiduck is for the younger children. AVG have created Magda & Mo, which includes interactive stories and advice for parents again for younger children. There is also an Ipad app called 'Little Bird's Internet Security Adventure' for pre school children.
Alternatively 'ThinkUKnow' is a really important site and has a lot of information catering for all ages including exciting cartoon adventures for young children.