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Parents Resources - help keep your child safe
Parents can really struggle both to keep up with their children but also with confidence. Research suggests that they shouldn’t worry (or panic) and that parental involvement is really important. Here are our favourite resources (click on the header links to access them)
There are lots of ways to help you keep your children safe online. Internet matters is a great place for parents to start. Supported by the major UK ISP's and a range of online safety organisations, it offers parents the opportunity to
- Get age appropriate e-safety advice
- Read our parental guides to apps and technology
- Learn about children and social networking
a unique and award winning interactive guide produced by Childnet International designed to really help parents or carers keep up to date with how children are using the internet, and support them in using these new exciting services safely and responsibly.
Read about the very latest technology and challenges in this magazine - Expert View articles, ‘How to’ guides and Take Action checklists will help parents stay up-to-date and feel more confident about getting involved.
The guide from the UK Safer Internet Centre answers frequently asked questions and introduces some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly.
You can also anonymously report issues via SMS by texting BWH + your message to 078600 21584
Useful documents for parents:
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 inappropriate selfies to what to do if you think your child is being groomed online. Find it at: www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents.