Keeping Children Safe Online

The online world is integral to how children stay in touch with their friends, and access to the internet is now available like never before.

However, there are inherent risks associated with new technologies and it is essential for young people and their parents/carers to understand how to reduce these risks.

Below are a number of links to different websites which give advice to parents/carers and young people on how to stay safe online. Please take some time to look through them.

Useful Websites

Operation Encompass

NSPCC Net Aware

NSPCC have launched their Net Aware app to give parents the tools and knowledge to access advice on the go. This is the only guide for parents where social networking sites and apps aimed at children are rated by parents, helping them make an informed decision about which is most appropriate for their child at different ages.

CEOP

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is part of UK law enforcement.

Childnet International

A non-profit organisation working with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”.

Facebook

Facebook's own page explaining its privacy settings to users.

Get Safe Online

A UK based Website offering factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.

Think U Know

A Guide to Internet safety and safe surfing. The information on the site is targeted at all different age ranges as well as advice for parents / carers and teachers The site is run by CEOP.

Chair of Community Schools Trust Details 

Ms Jan Tallis
C/O Forest Gate Community School
Forest Lane
Forest Gate
London E7 9BB

For all urgent enquiries please contact Alison Rudge, Headteacher's PA on 020 7474 7513 or email alison.rudge@cumberlandcst.org