Online Safety and Coronavirus
Children’s lives have changed drastically because of the coronavirus. While the internet is a great way for children to stay in touch with their friends and keep busy during lockdown, it can also bring risks. It is so important to keep your child safe.
To keep your child safe the following tips should be considered:
Your child should also be advised to:
The following resources will support you to talk to your child about a range of online safety issues:
Please see the links below.
Safer Internet Information
Year 1 and 2
As part of their e-safety work Year 1 and 2 children will read the story of Dot by Randi Zuckerberg and The Adventures of Smartie the Penguin
They will be watching the Hector’s World cartoons
The children will also learn the SMART rules with Kara, Winston and the SMART Crew
BBC Stay Safe
BBC Newsround – Wonder Web World
NSPCC - Your guide to the social networks your kids use . Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world.
Parents can register on the Think U Know website and access information and videos.
Some videos may not be suitable for younger children, please check suitability before watching as a family.
Think U know – Parents’ and Carers’ guide to online safety
BBC WebWise – Family online safety