RESOURCES AND ADVICE
Below are a series of links designed to provide support for parents on issues relating to the use of new technology
Alternatively if you feel the school can give you some specific advice please contact us through the usual means.
Fantastic new app which enables parents to control and monitor their child's internet access.... http://ourpact.com/
A very useful key source of advice is the ParentInfo site....
BBC Webwise is part of the BBC website with help & support for all aspects of internet safety.
CEOP - ‘The Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the Internet’, has been created by CEOP to provide a light hearted and realistic look at what it takes to be a better online parent.
UK Safer Internet Centre: “The Parents Guide to Technology' has been created to answer these questions and introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly”.
Know IT All website.- Parents section: The site contains information about positive ways young people are using different technologies, what the risks are to users and it outlines practical advice in avoiding or minimising risks when using online and mobile technologies.
Google: A guide to show parents how they can protect your family online.
Vodafone: The 'Digital Parenting Guide'
“Read about the very latest technology and challenges in our new magazine - our Expert View articles, ‘How to’ guides and Take Action checklists will help you to stay up-to-date and feel more confident about getting involved.”
The latest edition of Vodafone's Digital Parenting magazine is now available at the following link:
This is an excellent free publication to assist parents in protecting their children from online threats.
'A Parent's Guide to Facebook' from ConnectSafely.org.
YouTube Safety Centre - http://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/safety.html