Internet Policy

Internet Policy

Be aware when you're out there!

Keeping up with the latest digital developments often means that parents rely on children to keep them technically informed.computer icon This may result in parents feeling at a loss as to how to ensure the safety of children. Here are some essential tips

  • Keep your PC in an open space.
  • Discuss the programmes and websites your children visit.
  • Ask who they are chatting to on-line.
  • Discuss their lists of contacts and check they know all those they have accepted as friends.
  • Consider using the same technology so you can understand how it works.
  • Talk to children about keeping their information and photographs private.
  • Use parent controls where available.

There also additional resources available online;

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

www.microsoft.com/protect/family

www.getgamesmart.com

www.childnet-int.org

www.iwf.org.uk

www.getsafeonline.org