We realise that the internet and social media can seem very confusing and daunting, particularly as teenagers seem to be so expert with them! Therefore, we have included this link for parents/carers to click on in order to learn a little more about how to keep your child safe online: https://www.net-aware.org.uk/?mc_cid=6edb2c8180&mc_eid=43b441d65b
Netaware is a parents’ guide to the social networks children and young people use. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today’s digital world. www.net-aware.org.uk/
The parents section of the Thinkuknow website provides information to support parents and carers to understand and respond to the risks their children may face as they grow. It covers a broad range of online safety issues from nude selfies to what to do if you think your child is being groomed online. Find it at: www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents.
Recently the dating app MyLOL', aimed at teenagers, has been highlighted as a potential danger for young people. Please see the following letter sent out to parents, regarding the risks of using the application and how to best keep your children safe. http://www.stmca.org.uk/news/e-safety-letter-25th-may
The following resources may also be useful to you when educating your children about online safety.