It is increasingly difficult to ensure a child's safety online. With this in mind, we have gathered together guidance notes and checklists from some of the most popular websites that teanagers use. Familiarising yourself with the websites and how to set privacy settings will enable you to ensure that your son/daughter is using the sites safely.
Please click here for a letter from Thames Valley Police regarding social media advice for young people during the Coronavirus pandemic, dated 7 May 2020.
Please click here for the presentation given by Will Anderson of Microsoft, at the Parents' Forum.
Please click here for Ofsted online safety information.
For information on setting up a device safely for children please click here
For cyberbullying mediation please click here
For information regarding online apps currently causing concern please click here
For a copy of the Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) assembly May 2017 please click here
For information regarding safe use of the internet please click here
For recommended research websites click here
For Online Safety Guidance please click here
For the Twitter checklist please click here
For the Snapchat checklist please click here
For the Instagram safety checklist please click here
For the Facebook checklist please click here
BT parent info for customers http://bt.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/9924/?s_cid=con_FURL_safety
Sky parent info for customers http://www.sky.com/shop/broadband-talk/broadband-shield/staying-safe-online
Virgin Media info for customers http://my.virginmedia.com/customer-news/articles/online-safety.html
Vodafone guide to parents http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents/get-started.html
Internet matters (group of telecom providers) http://www.internetmatters.org/
Microsoft information for parents http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/about/family-safety/#/
Google information on family safety https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/safetycenter/families/start/
Educate Against Hate http://educateagainsthate.com/