The Department for Education states:
The internet provides children and young people with a wealth of opportunities for their entertainment, communication and education. But there are also risks of harm through the deliberate behaviour of others online, and through exposure to inappropriate content.
As children grow up in an increasingly digital world, they need to be aware of the risks they face online. Everyone can play a part in keeping children safe and the internet industries have a particular responsibility to create tools and information to help.
Here are a number of links recommended for children and parents dedicated to securing an ‘e-safe’ environment:
Police Hints and Tips:
Further information on home safety software is available here:
On 2nd December a special assembly hosted by the company “Be Internet Legends” outlined the many safety issues, hints, tips and pitfalls to the modern day surfer.
To make the most of the internet, children need to make smart decisions. Be Internet Legends empowers younger children to use the web safely and wisely, so they can be confident explorers of the online world.
The Be Internet Legends programme is designed to teach your child the skills they need to stay safe and have a positive time online. Your involvement at home can really help reinforce these key messages to help your child become more confident when exploring the online world.