Internet Advice for Parents

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Presentation for Parents and Carers
E-Safety Acceptable Use Policy
Stay Safe on the Internet Leaflet

At Sacred Heart we take ‘online safety’ extremely seriously. This video highlights the potential dangers of children chatting to strangers on chatrooms. Please view and discuss with your child/ren.

For more information on CEOP please see below:

Simple Steps to online safety for parents
Setting up technology in your family home in a way that is appropriate for every member of the family.

A non-profit making organisation working to help make the Internet a great and safe place for young people. It has a range of leaflets for parents and children in a number of different languages.

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre maximises international links. Its approach combines police powers and the dedicated expertise of business sectors, government, specialist charities and other interested organisations to tackle internet abuse.

When should I report to CEOP?

Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know? It may be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up. You can report it to us.

All hot topics are covered including mobiles, blogging and gaming sites and users can tell someone via the site if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they’re chatting to online.

Childnet’s Chatdanger website gives details about the potential dangers of interactive services like chat, IM, online games, e-mail and mobiles.

Kidsmart is an award winning practical internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents, and agencies, produced by the children’s internet charity Childnet International