With children spending more time on the internet during lockdown, it is important to know how to stay safe on online and to talk to your children about what to do if they have any worries or concerns. Take a look below at the information and resources from the ThinkuKnow website and the live feed from the Parent Info website.
ThinkuKnow has brought out fortnightly activitiy packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at home.
To make a start on the "Home Activity Pack" from ThinkuKnow click here. You will be able to click on the age group required and access the activities to work through with your child.
Gaming : a video guide for parents and carers
Our new video guide and accompanying article, developed in collaboration with The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (Ukie), helps parents and carers to understand:
- How in-game chat works;
- How it might be abused by others, and;
- What they can do to help keep their children safe whilst using in-game chat