Safer Internet

Often we hear about the negative impact that the internet and new technology has on children, but at Earley St. Peter's we want to celebrate the positives and to explore what we can all do to make sure that all young people have a positive time online. Parents and carers play a crucial role in supporting children to navigate the risks and make the most of the opportunities offered by technology. The most important thing you can do is to have a conversation and stay engaged with your children's digital lives. 

To support your child at home at home, please find key resources below:

UK Safer Internet Centre

Internet Matters 

Internet matters is a great place for parents to start.  Supported by the major UK ISP's and a range of online safety organisations, it offers parents the opportunity to 

  • Get age appropriate e-safety advice
  • Read our parental guides to apps and technology
  • Learn about children and social networking
A unique and award winning interactive guide produced by Childnet International designed to really help parents or carers keep up to date with how children are using the internet, and support them in using these new exciting services safely and responsibly.
 
The guide from the UK Safer Internet Centre answers frequently asked questions and introduces 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.
Please find below a list of websites we recommend for further information or activities you can do at home.
 
https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/ - cyber safety basics to protect yourself and your family.
 
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ - latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology.
 
https://www.ceop.police.uk/ - child exploitation and online protection centre