Online Safety

The internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children's use of technology can be a challenge, especially if you feel that your children may have better technical skills than you do.

However, children and young people still need support and guidance when it comes to managing their lives online and using the internet positively and safely.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any concerns about Online Safety.

Below are some great places to get advice and support, just click the links or PDFs.

Childnet

The internet is always changing, and being able to keep up to date with your children's use of technology can be a challenge, especially if you feel that your children may have better technical skills than you do. However, children and young people still need support and guidance when it comes to managing their lives online and using the internet positively and safely.

Kooth (By XenZone)

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
Monday – Friday 12pm – 10pm
Saturday – Sunday 6pm – 10pm

XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

For more information about XenZone, please visit XENZONE.COM. If you’re a parent looking for more information about Kooth, please email PARENTS@XENZONE.COM

ThinkUKnow

Thinkuknow is the education programme from the National Crime Agency's CEOP command.

Thinkuknow aims to empower children and young people aged 5-17 to identify the risks they may face online and know where they can go for support.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media rates movies, TV shows, books, and more so parents can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids.
They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based ratings and reviews.

BBC iWonder

A great site provided by the BBC with plenty of information on keeping your kids safe online