The Ashcombe School

Online communication safety - A parents' Guide

There is no doubt that technology is changing how we work, socialise and learn. Using technology can help youngpeople get on in life. However, there are online risks and responsibilities which people have to be aware of. We continue to collect resources to help both pupils and parents stay safe online. The first group of links come recommended by Ofsted.

Ofsted


UK Safer Internet Centre

The Breack Foundation

NSPCC Share Aware

Net Aware

Think U Know Parent’s Guide to The Internet

Childline

PEGI

ZipIt


ZipIt – New app to help you deal with chat requests you don’t feel comfortable with. Recommended by Surrey Police.

Internet Safety in School

Parents' Guide to Facebook

BBC article on the dangers of smart phones

Parents' and Teens' Guide to Twitter

Family controls for the XBOX

Setting up parental controls on Windows

Setting up safer browsing on Google

Setting up parental controls in Itunes

Guide to Mobile Web Safety (Booklet courtesy of Carphone Warehouse)

 

CEOP Reporting

Reporting a serious e-safety concern to the Police