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Staying Safe Online

Pushed for time? Do these Three Key Things to keep children safe online

Not sure where to start or don't have much time? If you only do three things, we recommend:

  1. Check the settings on all devices that your children use see the NSPCC's excellent guide on how to do this
  2. Aim for a balance of activities including time in the day when children have a break from screen time. Harold's Daily Diary has lots of non-screen ideas for younger children.
  3. Talk to your child about safety. Explain that if something they experience online makes them confused or just feels wrong then they need to tell you about it straight away.

New CEOP resources

CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection -  have created a package  to help you support children and families during COVID-19 school closures, online safety at home

Each fortnight, CEOP will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

There are separate packs for children of different ages. 

More resources to help with staying safe online - for children aged 8 to 11

Here are some further resources, including interactive games from Coram Life Education, designed to help children stay safe online.

Click on each of the plan for activities along with guidance to help you get the most out of each game. 

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