Below is a link to information for parents who want to know more about Squid Game. In addition to this, there was advice issued on last week's school newsletter, as well as Netflix parental control guidance.
The following websites have useful information about how we can encourage the children to become safer internet users.
https://www.parents.parentzone.org.uk/legendaryparent - Be Internet Legends from Google and Parent Zone helps families to become safer and more confident explorers of the online world.
https://www.internetmatters.org/resources/online-gaming-advice/ - Find the latest advice to understand the world of online gaming and encourage your child to game safely and responsibly.
www.childnet-int.org - Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make
the Internet a great and safe place for children.
https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/hot-topics/digital-wellbeing - designed to educate children to have an awareness of how being online can make us feel and looking after ourselves and others when online. This can include recognising the impact being online can have on our emotions, mental wellbeing and even on our physical health and knowing what to do if something goes wrong.
https://www.net-aware.org.uk - a parents guide to a range of apps/websites which are popular with
https://www.internetmatters.org/schools-esafety/primary - General advice regarding internet safety
issues (supported by internet providers).
www.azoomee.com/index.php/online-safety-lesson-plans - supported by the NSPCC. Advice on digital
https://www.bbc.com/ownit - BBC website offering advice for internet safety for 9 – 12 year olds.
www.ceop.gov.uk - Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre combines police powers with
the expertise of business sectors, government, specialist charities and other interested organisations - all
focused on tackling child sex abuse.
www.kidsmart.org.uk - Kidsmart is practical internet safety programme website, produced by the children's internet charity Child net International. There are numerous pages designed specifically for parents and carers.
www.thinkuknow.co.uk - ‘Think U Know’ is a site with areas for children and young people aged 5 - 7, 8 -
11, and 11 - 16 as well as for parents, carers and professionals. There is information and guidance as well
as some games demonstrating chat room use.