Parent & Carer Safeguarding Resources

CYBERCRIME: WHAT IS IT AND HOW CAN YOU STAY SAFE ONLINE?

Take Virgin Media’s cybercrime test and learn about online crimes and how to stay safe when browsing.

https://www.virginmedia.com/blog/online-safety/cyber-security-quiz/

DOMESTIC ABUSE / ABUSE IN THE HOME

Please see below a poster from Hampshire Constabulary as part of their ‘Safe at Home Initiative’

Please be aware that if the QR code is scanned it will provide you with a link and options for support. Please also be aware that this may also remain on your phone in your search or browser history.

If you have a concern over your safety at home and want to speak to someone at school for support this can be done by contacting the school and asking for the school DSL (Mr Strange) to contact you.

If you are at home and immediately worried for your safety please call 999.

USE THESE RESOURCES TO SUPPORT PARENTS AND CARERS TO KEEP THEIR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE:

  • Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice.
  • Guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online.
  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations.
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support.
  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.
  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online.
  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games.
  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation.
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services.

PARENTING WITH ANXIETY

UNDERSTANDING YOUNG MINDS: FREE SELF-HARM TRAINING

Virtual College’s useful resource for mental health and well-being advice, as well as other free courses on mental health, health and safety, and safeguarding. 

https://www.virtual-college.co.uk/resources/free-courses/understanding-young-minds

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