In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, it is imperative to prioritise the safety of children when they access the internet. For parents, staying informed about how young people utilise technology can be challenging. In addition to regular E-Safety lessons incorporated into ICT and RSHE curricula, it is crucial to extend these teachings to the home environment.

We have compiled a collection of resources below that will assist you in navigating the online world and ensuring your children use their devices responsibly. These resources are regularly updated to provide you with the most up-to-date information. Additionally, we have included links below that offer guidance on supporting your child in making wise decisions.

Empowering Responsible Choices:

  • Open Communication: Initiate open and honest conversations about online boundaries, responsible behaviour, and potential risks.
  • Exploration: Engage with your child in their online activities, exploring apps, games, and platforms together.
  • Critical Thinking Skills: Cultivate their ability to critically evaluate online content and identify potential dangers.
  • Positive Digital Citizenship: Instill responsible online behaviour, emphasizing respect, empathy, and digital literacy.

Navigating the digital world is a collaborative journey. Equip your child with the necessary tools and knowledge, and build a safe space for open communication and support. Together, we can empower our children to thrive in the ever-evolving online landscape.

Additional Resources:

By actively engaging with these resources and fostering open communication, you can play a vital role in shaping a safe and enriching online experience for your child.