Online Safety Advice for Parents - Al-Ashraf Primary School and Nursery
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Online Safety Advice for Parents

How to report e-safety issues?

The UK Safer Internet Centre has a comprehensive webpage in order to help parents or guardians report any e-safety issues you have - see Need Help?  

Alternatively, please speak to a teacher or make an appointment with our Deputy Head who are on hand to help. 

Top tips

Below are some 'Top Tips' for keeping your child as safe as they can be online.

These top tips have been taken from the following websites:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

http://www.ceop.police.uk/

www.kidsmart.org.uk

Vodafone have produced a Digital Parenting Site which informs parents about the various technologies children are accessing today.

http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents/digital-parenting.html

This includes their latest magazine - http://vodafonedigitalparenting.co.uk/

Set up parental controls on devices and through your internet provider.

This link contains a short helpful video for each of the four main internet providers (BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media) explaining how to activate the free parental controls:

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls

It is also advisable to check that children are using your wireless connection and not that of a neighbour as these parental controls only apply to your own wireless connection.

Devices

For help setting up parental controls on various devices,click on the relevant links:

iPad -  iPod Touch - iPhone - Blackberry - Xbox - PlayStation - Wii

Age Ratings

Know the age ratings for games and apps and use https://www.commonsensemedia.org/ and http://www.pegi.info/ to review the content of these games/apps.

Use the search option to type in the name of the game or app.

Also be aware that many games can also be played online.

For more information on online gaming please follow this link

Top Tips for Keeping Your Child Safe Online

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