CEOP's latest online safety updates
CEOP are continuing to deliver e-safety activity packs over the next couple of months. This week, all of their packs explore sharing images.
Alongside this they have released new videos for parents and carers exploring the positives and the risks of sharing images online and offering practical advice on:
- What they can do to reduce risks and
- How they can seek help if they're concerned about an image that's been shared.
Screen time and boosting digital resilience
CEOPs surveys have shown that screen time has been a key concern for many parents and carers over the lockdown period.
However, high-quality screen time can offer opportunities for learning, staying connected and boosting digital resilience.
Child online safety during lockdown
Parent help Sheet - While school is closed, here’s what you can do to keep your child stay safe while they are learning and having fun online.
Child online safety during lockdown: where to report - With children spending more time on the Internet during lockdown, it's more important than ever for parents and carers and their children to know the best reporting and support routes, should they be worried about something online.
Resources to use with different age groups at home
Jessie and friends videos and books for 4-7 year oldsThis series of three animations aims to give 4-7 year olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.
Home activity packs for ages 4-5Simple 15 minute activities to do with your child
Home activity packs for ages 5-7Simple 15 minute activities to do with your child
Home activity packs for ages 8-10Simple 15 minute activities to do with your child
Home activity packs for ages 11-13Simple 15 minute activities to do with your child. With transition to secondary these resources may be appropriate for Year 6
Websites for more information
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CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the abuse and exploitation of children in the real and ‘e’ world. Often it is referred to as an online 999. By clicking on the button, young people and parents can get advice on a range of issues such as viruses, hacking and dealing with bullying online.
Vodafone have produced a Digital Parenting Magazine which informs parents about the various technologies children are accessing today. There is information on Facebook settings, Xbox 360 settings, Blackberry settings, jargon busting and many more 'How to Guides'. They are well worth a read and some are attached below for you to download.