Links to sites with information on internet safety for
parents and children
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There are lots of useful sites on internet safety.
Most of the sites listed here will have links to yet more sites
Click on a logo to link to a site.
PARENTAL control software promises to keep kids safe online,
and it's available free from all the major UK broadband providers.
Whatever their feelings on the Government's war on adult content, families want
to look after their youngest members when they access the internet. This website
takes a look at the best ways to do that.
Parents and carers play a key role in supporting children to
learn about how to stay safe online, and they are one of the first people children
turn to if things go wrong:
Have ongoing conversations with your children about staying safe online |
Use safety tools on social networks and other online services
| Use of parental controls on your home internet | Understand devices
and the parental control tools they offer in our Parents' Guide to Technology
The Definitive Guide to Internet Privacy & Online Security:
Introduction to online privacy |
How to shop safely on the Internet? | Online theft, viruses & malware | Social media security
The Internet Safety Zone covers many aspects for parents and children: Cyber wellness |
How does the Internet work? | Social Networking Tools | Security | Privacy & Human Rights |
Handling Problems | Email | Browsing | Chat | Gaming | Mobiles
This site shows you how to stay safe while having fun online.
If you are a parent or carer, the site links to a Home Office produced leaflet
to help you find out what you need to know to keep your children safe when they
use the Internet.
You donít have to be an expert to make a difference! Talk to your children about
what they do online and pass on the safety advice in this leaflet.
Guidance from Childline for parents to help their children surf
the Internet safely.
Kidsmart - a practical Internet safety advice website for
schools produced by the children's Internet charity Childnet. The
site focuses on 5 key SMART Safety Tips which children need to
remember when they use the Internet or mobile phone - whether at
school or in the home.
The Grid Club offers safety advice for children including the
CyberCafe where you can meet Griff, Chloe and their
pals, find out the safest ways to use the Internet, chat rooms,
e-mail and send text messages.
The Internet offers kids many opportunities for learning,
constructive entertainment, and personal growth. At the same
time, parents are concerned about the risks kids face online. The
challenge for parents is to educate themselves and their children
about how to use the Internet safely. GetNetWise can help.
This site is in the USA but has lots of useful information.
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