Lower Park School E-Safety
Staying Safe Online - Information for Parents and Carers
Additional E-Safety Advice
The LSCB has carried out an online consultation with a sample of parents and carers across Cheshire East to find out more about keeping their children safe online.
Many parents who completed the survey (88%) said they wanted to be better informed about e-safety. Of these 91% said there preferred information source was via their child's school.
For those schools who are keen to engage with parents and carers on this agenda, the following link provides some excellent information: www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers
The site also has a link to the summary report 'Have your say' which highlights attitudes and behaviours on online rights and responsibilities of young people aged between 9 -17years.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Channel Islands.
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe), established in 2005, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit international alliance of more than 100 policy leaders, educators, law enforcement members, technology experts, public health experts, and advocates.
The internet for many parents can be a daunting place but to our children, it is a necessity of life. Access to the internet has never been so vast and continues to spread with the increasing popularity of tablets devices and access through mobile phones. To support you in protecting your child online there are some useful links below to sites with tips and guidance:
CEOP (Child On-Line Protection) Parents Area
This site offers advice and guidance for all types of online behaviours be it online gaming, social networking, sharing and much more. Your children will be familiar with the child version of this site as it used in school you could perhaps ask them to help you with navigating through it.
A Parents’ Guide to Facebook
Would you know whether your son/daughter's profile is set to public or private? Would you know how to check? Do you know what POS stands for when children are online chatting (Parent Over Shoulder)? Do you know what Phishing is? Facebook is very popular amongst young people (and many adults) this guide is produced annually to keep parents up to date with tips for keeping their children safe when using Facebook and informing them of the latest trends for Facebook usage.
Share, Take Care: tips for parents
This short guide will help you to make sure your teen stays safe and happy online.