Online Safety Useful Links

We have found some websites that we think you might find very useful to help keep you safe at home. These vary from parental advice to age appropriate resources for children. To find out more about each website please click on its name. This will provide its address and a brief description of its contents:

Swiggle Safe Search
  • Address: http://www.swiggle.org.uk/
  • Provides a very safe Google search for children. Also provides lots of links and facts to other great websites for staying safe on-line
Google Safety Center
CBBC Staying Safe
  • Address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe
  • Test your internet safety knowledge with Hacker, listen to some Stay Safe songs with Helen Skelton, News Kids On the Block and Bobby Lockwood and get some tips from the Horrible Histories gang.
KidSMART - learn about the internet and being a SMART surfer.
  • Address: http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/
  • Childnet International E-Safety website aimed at helping children with a wide range of issues including mobiles, social networking, chat etc. Includes the S.M.A.R.T rules which have been taught in school this year.
SWGfL: Online Safety Resources
  • Address: http://swgfl.org.uk/products-services/esafety/resources
  • South West Grid for Learning have provided a lot of helpful resources including safety checklists for Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, Instagram and many more common website. The school use their Digital Literacy resources to help enrich our E-Safety teaching.
Childnet International: Parents and Carers
ThinkuNkow: Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people
  • Address: http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
  • Provides age appropriate resources for several children's age ranges as well as for parents. Includes some fantastic resources such as Lee and Kim's Adventurs and the Thinkunknow Cyber Cafe
Thinkuknow - Parents & Carers
NSPCC Net Aware: Parents review kid's social networks and apps
  • Address: http://www.net-aware.org.uk/
  • A guide to the social networks your kids use updated by the NSPCC. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world
Cyber Streetwise: Protect your home or business from cyber crime
  • Address: https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/
  • Find out about easy steps you can take to protect your home or business from cyber crime by visiting Cyber Street today.
Smartie the Pengiun E-Safety Story (for younger children)
  • Address: http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/teachers/ks1/readsmartie.aspx
  • Storybook appropriate for teaching young children to be safe on-line using the character Smartie the Penguin. Encourages children to think and tell their adult before clicking on something they do not recognise with a catchy song.
Common Sense Media: Parent reviews for Movies, Games and Films
  • Address: https://www.commonsensemedia.org
  • Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
Cyberbullying Research Center
  • Address: http://cyberbullying.org/
  • Provides bullying and cyberbullying statistics, resources, presentations, downloads, activities, events, facts, examples, and more.
Budget Direct - Digital Safety: Staying Safe Online
Polish website to promote internet safety
Parents Protect: Internet Safety

If you find any other websites that you think will be particularly useful then please contact us with the details here.