The internet is like a magician’s hat. It’s full of exciting things to discover and young people love it. But while they seem to know what they are doing, sometimes their parents don’t – and that can be a worry. Please Thinkuknow logo below for useful information and advice
As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child stay safe online. You don’t need be an expert on the internet to help keep your child safe online. For information on how to set parental controls on a variety of devices please click on this link..
Exploitation (CSE) is a type of sexual abuse. Children in exploitative situations and relationships receive something such as gifts, money or affection as a result of performing sexual activities or others performing sexual activities on them. Young people may be tricked into believing that they’re in a loving, consensual relationship. They might be invited to parties and given drugs and/or alcohol. They may also be groomed online.
Information about extremism
The government have launched an “educate against hate” website as part of a renewed drive against extremism. The website provides “practical advice to protect children from the dangers of extremism”, including the warning signs of danger, how to talk to children about extremism and steps concerned teachers and parents can take
Please click on the link below to a leaflet providing steps to take if your child has shared an inappropriate or explicit image or film of themselves online