Useful Web Sites for Parents
Please note – Benington Primary School is not responsible for the content of external websites. The inclusion of a link to an external website should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services).
This website is designed to give up to date advice to parents. Below are two links which we think are the most useful pages. They show all of the current apps and games that young people are using. If you click on the app or game, it tells you whether their experts think it is safe or not and gives lots of useful information about how it works and how to use it more safely.
- Use this feature to check if your email address, phone number, or password has ever been compromised from an online service and leaked public by criminals. https://privacyhq.com/email-password-breach-database/
- This Complete Guide to Online Parental Controls from WizCase sets out how to keep children safe in an increasingly digital world.
- To mark this year’s Safer Internet Day, the UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC) has released new research which shows young people’s experience of misleading content online and the strategies they are using to manage this. Safer Internet Day education materials are available to help to promote safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.In support of Safer Internet Day, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, Vicky Ford, has said: “As children are living in an increasingly digital world, it is vitally important that they are able to separate fact from fiction and challenge or question any misinformation they may come across
- Understanding Screen Addiction and Responsible Digital Use;
The covid-19 pandemic has encouraged more screen-related bad habits. How does your time online make you feel? Are you able to switch off when you need to? The time we spend in front of screens has a huge influence on our lives. Take control and ensure your digital devices have a positive impact on your life by following this link
- Online activity can be monitored via your broadband provider to ensure that your child stays safe on the internet. Please follow this link to view a guide to broadband parental controls and internet safety for children.
- Some top tips for keeping children safe on ZOOM
- social media age restrictions
- The ultimate guide to keeping your kids safe online with parental controls
- Parents’ Guide for Safe YouTube and Internet Streaming for Kids
- A Guide to Protecting Children’s Privacy Online
- The Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet.
- Maths Chase is a free site where you can quickly test your times tables.
- A Guide to Protecting Child Privacy Online
- Internet safety 101 the ultimate guide for parents
- Protecting children’s privacy online
- 20 Ways to Protect Kids Online – A Parents Guide
- Choose – Staying safe online – parental control software
- Teach your children online security basics – If you’re a parent, you can help your kids use the Internet www.parentinfo.org
- E-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
- Lots of guidance and articles for parents about keeping their children safe online.
- A website designed to strengthen awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is.
- A non-profit making organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and children’s safe and positive use of the internet are addressed.
- Childnet International produce an online CD guide specifically for parents KnowITAll
- The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own edcational website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers. www.thinkuknow.co.uk
- A beginners guide to using the Internet safety, including some video tutorials about how to ‘stay safe’ on-line. www.getsafeonline.org
- Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children.
- One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on bullying. www.bullying.co.uk
- 13 Reasons Why Facebook is for 13 year olds – Herts County Council (PDF)
- ‘Mind the Gap’ Herts County Council (PDF) – Questions you may want to ask your children
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre