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E- Safety

 

As a modern child of technological age you are likely to be as good as, if not better than your parents at using the internet.

 

However, as children you are still likely to face the same risks as your parents.  For example , identify theft, fraud, spam and scam emails.  As well as this there are more immediate threats such as inappropriate websites, cyber bullying and exposure to inappropriate images.

 

The internet , however, is an indispensable tool to widen your learning and improve valuable life skills.

 

This page will provide key information on how to stay safe whilst you are online and will provide links to websites that will help you do this.

 

http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/

 

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

http://www.childnet.com/

 

E - Safety

ZIP IT

Keep your personal stuff private and think about what you say and do online

  • Don't share personal information including your full name, photo, addresses, school information

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SET PRIVACY SETTINGS TO RESTRICT ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

BLOCK IT

Block people who send nasty messages and don't open unknown links and attachments from people you don't know

  • If someone is mean or sends nasty messages online, block them
  • Words on a screen can be as hurtful as the words that come from your mouth

 

FLAG IT

Flag up with someone you trust if anything upsets you or if someone asks to meet you offline

  • If a friend you have made online asks to meet you in the offline world, talk to your parents or an adult

Talk to someone

or

Call: Childline 0800 11 11

or

visit: www.ceop.police.uk/report

 

A great website to go on about Safety Internet is:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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