An online safety zoom for BGL parents took place in October 2022, the documents discussed are available to download at the bottom of this page.
For the most up-to-date information please follow Online Safeguarding - Parents & Carers - Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board
Some really useful links are listed below from the online safety zoom:
Parents and carers | CEOP Education (thinkuknow.co.uk)
Childnet — Online safety for young people
Information, Advice and Support to Keep Children Safe Online (internetmatters.org)
The Best Parental Control App Services of 2022 (top10cybersecurity.com)
Common Sense Media: Age-Based Media Reviews for Families | Common Sense Media
Homepage - UK Safer Internet Centre
Let's stop abuse together - Stop Abuse Together
Three-fold increase of abuse imagery of 7-10-year-olds as IWF detects more child sexual abuse material online than ever before | IWF
Advice for parents and carers (anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk)
Online Safety Tips for Parents - Be Internet Legends
You may find the following information useful by the NSPCC/O2:
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware - Useful videos and tools for parents to use to engage their children in discussions about online safety.
https://www.net-aware.org.uk – tool for parents to find out about latest app and social media sites.
Additional useful sites:
Please see the images below offering important information about online apps. You are able to download these as a PDF.