Online Safety

Websites

Know IT All

Know IT All, Childnet’s multi award-winning suite of education resources designed to help educate parents, teachers and young people about safe and positive use of the internet.

Currently there are 4 KIA resources for Parents and Carers, Secondary Schools, Primary Schools and Trainee Teachers and all four resources include content for young people. You can access all these here online for free

Think You Know

Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom, at home or just to get with it.

The website has many materials covering a wide range of age groups.

Budd:e

A collection of resources for both primary and secondary schools. It was produced in Australia, but it is a very nice resource which allows saving of progress online.

Captain Kara and Winston’s SMART Adventure

Aimed at primary school students The SMART Adventure illustrates Childnet’s SMART rules and includes a real life SMART Crew of young people who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make smart online decisions.

Chatdanger

A site all about the potential dangers on interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles.

Digizen

The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people’s online experiences and behaviours.

Kidsmart

A great collection of e-safety resources and lesson plans to help keep your students safe.

Miss Dorothy

The missdorothy.com programme for Key Stage 2 is based around Dot Com and her friends who help the teacher to deliver vital safety messages via workbooks and a website. The initiative complements SEAL and is aligned to the PSHE curriculum. It is designed to be supported in the classroom through visits from outside agencies and community role models such as police, fire services and football coaches.

PBS – Growing Up Online

FRONTLINE had developed materials for teachers, parents and kids to accompany Growing Up Online. These resources include downloadable viewing guides for parent and for teachers that includes a seven-part discussion question section, lesson plans for the classroom, resources for building parent-teen online engagement, and a Cyberquiz: “What Kind of Cyber Guide are You?” that explores parents’ media management styles.

Growing Up Online Hompage
Video
Teachers’ Guide

Top Secret

An e-safety site following the online activities of five cartoon characters as they surf the web in a not so careful manner.

Webonauts Internet Academy

Webonauts Internet Academy is a web original game for PBS KIDS GO! that gives kids 8- to 10-year-old an opportunity to have some fun while exploring what it means to be a citizen in a web-infused‚ information-rich world. It is an engaging experience on its own but becomes all the more powerful when parents and teachers use game play as a springboard for conversations about media literacy and citizenship in the 21st Century.

UK Safer Internet Centre

Here you can find out the latest advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly. Also find a range of practical resources, news and events focussing on the safe and responsible use of the internet and new technologies.

Videos

BBC Newsround – Caught in the Web


Childnet International – Cyber Bullying


Funmoods’ Online Safety Kit – Little Red Riding Mood


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