Internet safety

With children now staying at home to protect themselves and others from Coronavirus, digital technology is playing a bigger role than ever before in helping them to learn, play, and stay connected to each other and family members. Some suggestions on how your family can stay safe online can be found in the links below.

  • Digital 5 a day guide is easy to follow practical steps for children and parents to achieve a healthy and balanced digital diet
  • Digital safety and wellbeing kit provides useful tips and guidance to help protect your child on a range of issues including video calling, how to ensure your device and web browser are set up and updated correctly and tips regarding best practice with your username and passwords
  • NSPCC provides tips and advice on online safety. NSPCC Learning has also pulled together resources to help keep children and young people safe during the Coronavirus crisis
  • Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning provides information and resources to keep children and young people safe online

View our Safeguarding pages for more information and advice if you are concerned about a child.

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