National Online Safety

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.

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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.

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.

Complete guide to screen addiction

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.

Keeping Under 5s Safe Online

Keeping Under Fives Safe Online