General online safety links

General online safety links

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) resource site – online safety materials aimed at 5-7 yrs, 8-10 yrs, 11-13 yrs and 14+ yrs, plus parents info. The parent link takes you straight through to some excellent advice if you have any current concerns regarding your child’s online safety. The child links are designed to be used by the children with materials aimed at each different level of maturity.

Link to hot topics including cyber-bullying, parental controls, social networking, downloading, gaming, keeping under 5s safe and apps.

Children use the internet in different ways depending on their age and these are checklists for parents to give you top tips on how to help them stay safe. 0-5yrs, 6-10yrs, 11-13yrs, 14+ yrs. Each age section also has a short video to help make things really clear.

Lots of information on cyberbullying. Worth a look if you have any concerns.

Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Board’s e-safety page. This includes a link to the latest edition of their Online Safety Newsletter.

Very helpful parent Online-Safety Leaflets in 12 Community languages.

A link to’s latest #DITTO e-safety newsletters. You can also subscribe so they come straight to you.

Vodafone’s website is called 'Vodafone Digital Parenting'. It offers parents/carers information and advice about the latest digital technologies and the kind of challenges children might face in their digital world. 

Parental online controls

How to set up parental controls for lots of different devices. 

Setting up parental controls on your ipad or iphone at home. It is possible to restrict your child’s online access and app access tremendously. This link is a good place to start. If you need more help, this is something Mrs. Parris is happy to help you with as she has been doing this with her own children for several years now; pupils’ parents may email the school office to set up an appointment.

Setting up guided access on your apple device – restricting users to a single app with three quick clicks. Very effective for protecting our youngest children, we use this strategy almost daily in Hedgehog class.