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E-safety websites 

Going online and watching TV are an everyday part of children’s lives. Children often have their own media devices and TVs, and new websites and gadgets are 
appearing all the time. It’s a tough job keeping up with it all and there’s a fine line between both encouraging and protecting at the same time.  There may be unsuitable content on the internet and the television that you don’t want your child to see. But you can take steps to protect your children from the potential dangers and these websites help to understand these.

Tech Guide for parents - a site with some great ideas and explanations on how to keep your children safe on the internet and explainations on some of the sites they may wish to visit.

Askaboutgames - blogs, games, a wide range of information for parents.

Safe settings for gaming systems - do you know how to set up xboxes, playstations, ipads so they are as safe as possible for your children to access ?  This site will take you through all the options.

In-app purchases - video instructions on how to stop in-app purchases by children without your consent.

Minecraft - 1 mums site explaining in GREAT detail the pros and cons of the game and how to play AND ideas on how to control your childrens's playing habits.

Clash of Clans blog - austrilain e-quipped site with details of Clash of Clans.

Clash of Clans - another parents view on the game.

KidSmart - information on resources, activities, controls and games for parents.

Childnet - Whether you’re puzzled by parental controls or would like to know more about gaming, this section can help.

Think U Know - containing internet safety advice for those aged from 5 to 16, along with parents and teachers, this site is produced by CEOP (the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre).

Get Safe Online - safety online; children and parental advice.

 Vodafone Parents - Vodafone have lots of fantastic practical advice for parents. You can also read their 'Digital Parenting' magazine. 

 Internet Safety Zone - Look in the 'Under 13s' section for useful safety advice and information.

 Know IT All - lots of useful advice for keeping yourselves and your children safe on the Internet.

 Bullying UK - Information and advice about bullying for children, parents and schools.

 Kidscape - An organisation which helps to prevent bullying and child abuse.

 Childline - ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK

Tiger mobile visual guide that they have created to offer parents advice on ‘Safe Smartphone Use’ for their children [might  be  useful for  older pupils] https://www.tigermobiles.com/2015/05/how-to-protect-your-children-on-their-smartphone/