Keeping your children safe: online & beyond
It’s never easy to know how to keep our children safe when they aren’t with us, and sometimes even when are, if we don’t know what’s happening on their devices. Who are they talking to, what are they doing, are they okay? If you need help to find some answers, don’t despair… click on the link below for some answers.
We have also included some useful help guides and live streaming information about the latest social media/apps used today. It is important, that as parents/carers, we are aware of what our children are doing when online and these guides will help you to keep them safe.
TikTok and online gaming sites are being used a lot at the moment with children spending increased amounts of time on them. Both are automatically set to public and the information below gives parents guidance on these and how they can be set to private.
The Net Aware website developed by NSPCC and O2 has up to date information on different apps, it provides information for parents to explain what the apps are, how they are used and how they can support their children in staying safe using them. Another great feature on the website, is the Expert View of an app, that lets parents see at a glance the level of risk for sexual, violence and hatred, bullying, suicide and self harm, and drink, drugs and crime that their children could be exposed to.