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Keeping Children safe in Education 2021 highlights the risks around online safety

Stories and warnings often circulate, most have been found to be hoaxes, fake news or wildly exaggerated stories; however, it is important that the children, families and staff know how to seek help should they require it.

Seeing or hearing about this content can be distressing for both children and their families. If a child has not heard about the scare, it can make them curious, and they may look for the content online which they could find upsetting. 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command suggests that if you are worried about information they have seen or heard, the article below, contains further information and links to other resources:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/theres-a-viral-scare-online-what-should-I-do/

 

 

Please find below, a list of useful Internet Safety Websites:

https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/21259413

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

https://www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/children-and-young-peoples-safety/internet-safety/

http://net-aware.org.uk

https://oursaferschools.co.uk/home-learning-hub

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/inappropriate-explicit-content

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/talking-child-online-safety