Internet Safety

On this page you can find links to relevant articles which will provide you with information to help keep your child safe while using the internet.

The National Online Safety website is an excellent resource which you can access here: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/

Click on the articles and links below to find out more.

Tik Tok

TikTok is a video-sharing social media app which lets people create, view and download looping 15-second clips.

Typically, these are videos of users lip-syncing and dancing to popular songs or soundbites (often for comic purposes), enhanced with filters, effects and text.

Designed with young people in mind, TikTok skyrocketed in popularity in 2019 and has featured near the top of download charts ever since. It now has around 1 billion active users worldwide.

In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as age-inappropriate content, addiction and in-app spending.

Caution – Squid Game Advice

By Beth Brown | November 8, 2021

You may be aware that ‘Squid Game’ is trending across platforms. Information on the following link highlights what the hazards are for children, and offers information about what trusted adults can do. https://nationalonlinesafety.com/wakeupwednesday/squid-game-trending-across-platforms-what-parents-need-to-know

National Online Safety – New Mobile App

By Beth Brown | November 1, 2021

It’s time to get #OnlineSafetySavvy https://info.nationalonlinesafety.com/mobile-app Children are spending more time than ever online. As adults, we need to do everythingwe can to keep them safe in the digital world. But with new apps, games andplatforms emerging every day, how can you stay in the know? Say hello to the new National Online Safety mobile application.…