If your child is playing Roblox, the following information for parents will be useful.
- Please see the Roblox Checklist for information about the online multiplayer game creation platform.
- Another useful link for parents on the Roblox website: Parent Guide to Roblox
- Childnet Education Officer Tom offers some top tips for parents to help young people stay safe on Roblox. Please visit: UK Safer Internet Centre, a Roblox Guide for Parents
Home Learning from Barefoot Computing
There are a range of enjoyable activities, mini missions and interactive learning games designed by teaching professionals for families to do at home with their children.
Please find the link below that offers guidance on how to actively manage the world’s most popular apps whilst highlighting safety features and parental controls. These include Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram and most recently Netflix.
Checklists and guides for safety and profile settings for a variety of Social Media apps and sites:
Jessie and Friends – KS1
To see the latest information for parents on how to keep their 4-7 years safe on line, please click here.
If you would like to know more information on how to keep your child safe when they are using a smartphone here is a very useful and informative link here
Below are two useful booklets that parents may find useful.
- Young People and Social Networking Sites and
- Supporting Children Online
Internet Safety Resources
There is a great new online safety tool designed for parents launched by the Department for Education called Parent Info. It has advice on everything from keeping children safe from online trolls to WhatsApp - a guide for parents.
Childnet is a great website resource for parents and children on online safety. Click these Childnet resources to watch interactive videos on how to keep your child safer online.
Think U Know has a great section for parents and covers topics such as gaming and talking to strangers. You can also search by topic or age range to find information that is relevant for your family. You can find the Think U Know site here.
Internet Matters is another great site to use - it has advice on cyberbullying, how to talk to your children about internet safety and quick guides to different types of social media such as Instagram and Snapchat. You can visit their pages here Internet Matters.
Here are quick links to a range of Internet safety sites that you may find useful too...
Please click on this link to support with keeping your child safe online. A very useful research tool that provides information on all the latest apps, games and films is: Common Sense Media