Online Safety

For information on how to setup Privacy settings on PlayStation 4 and Xbox, the following website has a useful step-by-step guide:

PS4 - https://www.howtogeek.com/246219/how-to-customize-your-playstation-4s-privacy-settings/

X box - https://www.howtogeek.com/246707/how-to-customize-your-xbox-ones-privacy-settings/

We would recommend that you set it up so that only friends can see your information and connect with you. 

 

Here are some guides to Fortnite for parents:

https://nationalonlinesafety.com/fortnite-battle-royale-parents-guide/

http://www.childnet.com/blog/a-parents-guide-to-fortnite-battle-royale

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/parents-guide-fortnite-battle-royale

 

Parent Guide to Roblox

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/roblox-guide-parents

 

New online safety website launched by Google.

https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en/interland

Can you be 'internet awesome'?

 

Have you heard of Yubo, Monkey or Musical.ly.  See the latest information here from ParentInfo

 

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Top Online Safety tips for Parents

  •  Talk to your child about what they’re up to online.
  •  Watch Thinkuknow films and cartoons with your child.
  •  Encourage your child to go online and explore.
  •  Set parental controls on all internet enabled devices.
  •  Set boundaries in the online world just as you would in the  real world.
  •  Talk to your child about being respectful online and how to    report unacceptable behaviour.

 

For further information on online safety, please visit the following websites:

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/#

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

http://www.internetmatters.org/

http://parentzone.org.uk/

 

Here is the link to the latest Vodafone Digital Parent Magazine:

http://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting/learning-and-fun/digital-parenting-magazine.html

 

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