Staying Safe Online

Please find on this page an evolving library of resources that you can use to help yourself and your friends and family to stay safe online.

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Urgent Information for Families

Information for Families – How not to be a ‘Screen Zombie’

Please click for helpful information provided by NOS. 

Online Safety Alert

Please be aware of a new app called

‘Doki Doki’.

On the surface this looks like it is a Japanese Anime colouring app, however, it makes regular reference to suicide and self-harm.

Information for Families about ‘ZOOM’

Use of video conferencing services such as ‘Zoom’ has increased greatly in recent times, please click for helpful information provided by NOS. 

14 Ways to be Kind Online

Suggestions from NOS on creating a kinder online experience. 

URGENT MESSAGE FOR NINTENDO SWITCH USERS

Nintendo Switch users are being prompted to secure their accounts following reports of hacking and fraud. Click the image or the link above to access this important message from ineqe.com

Net Aware

Click the thumbnail or the link above to access a guide to social networks, apps, and games from net-aware.org.uk

Internet Matters

Click the thumbnail or the link above to access ‘Supporting Families Online’ from internetmatters.org 

UK Safer Internet Centre

Click the thumbnail or the link above to access Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online from saferinternet.org.uk

NSPCC

Click the thumbnail or the link above to access online safety resources from nspcc.org.uk

Parent-Guardian Online Radicalisation Information and Support Sheet

Click the thumbnail or the link above to open the information sheet in a new tab. Right-click to choose the option to download or save the PDF.

NOS Omegle Information Sheet

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House Party Information Sheet

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Learn more about TikTok

Please find below: information, links and a video exploring the social networking service ‘TikTok’. The information is provided by INEQE Safeguarding Group.

TikTok is soaring in popularity, with over 1.5 billion downloads across 155 different countries.

To help you support the children and young people in your care, we have made a short video overview of TikTok’s digital wellbeing tools.

 

INEQE Safeguarding Group provide other resources that could help everyone stay as safe as possible whilst using TikTok:

National Online Safety

Direct links to resources from this website can be found below.

Safe Internet

Direct links to resources from this website can be found below.