Online Safety is important in school and it is essential that we raise awareness for both children and parents to ensure that information technology is always being used safely. Below are some useful links and attachments to promote this, and to support you as parents.
Below is a link to Childnet's Be SMART lesson videos. There are 6 easy to follow videos with clear online safety advice tailored for children aged between 6 and 9.
Common sense media is a parents guide to games, movies, apps or books that your child may be interested in. It gives you an age rating and review. It helps you decide whether a particular, game, app, movie or book is suitable for your child.
Engaging online safety stories for young children aged 3-7
The Digiduck® collection has been created to help parents and teachers educate children aged 3 – 7 about online safety. The collection includes a ebooks, PDFs, a poster and an interactive app.
Follow Digiduck® and his pals in these stories of friendship, responsibility and critical thinking online.
Internet Matters are continually bringing out new, updated resources for schools and for parents. They have recently put together 2 useful pages which contain a parent pack, common online safety issues, top apps and platforms and a few resources, all split by age to make things easier. You can find a link to each page below:
Early years online safety resources - Internet Matters
Primary School Resources on Online Safety | Internet Matters