Keeping Your Child Safe Online
Education to protect against online grooming for 4-7 year olds
The National Crime Agency now offers Jessie and friends to parents as a tool to talk about staying safe online with this age-group
This guide highlights what are the dangers of a child's faces, cyberbullying, sexual predators, and strategies in keeping your family safe online to name a few.
Here’s the link - https://www.broadbandsearch.net/blog/internet-safety-kids
Learning about online safety at home (ThinkUKnow)
ThinkUKnow have created a page to support parents and young people online. The site includes home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities support children’s understanding of online safety at a time.
There is also parent support information for primary and secondary age groups.
The resources can be found here: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets
Be SMART: Online Safety Video Lessons for 6 – 9 year olds (Childnet)
Childnet have released six new easy-to-follow videos for parents and children to work through together. The 10 – 15 minute videos offer simple, clear online safety advice using fun activities, games and discussion. There are optional follow-up activities to extend children’s learning.
The videos can be found here: https://www.childnet.com/resources/video-lessons
An insight into screen reliance in the UK. During the national lockdown, people in the UK spent 40% of their day watching TV and online video services.The time spent on apps on Android devices increased 20% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, and consumer spending in both iOS and Google Play apps was up year-on-year 5% and 15% respectively.
The resources can be found here: https://www.comparethemarket.com/broadband/content/screen-usage-guide/