During the school closure, it is inevitable that children will be using the internet and/or gaming. It is really important that we are aware of what they are doing, especially as we are busy trying to juggle work and home schooling and everyone is feeling more anxious than normal.
Please have a look at this YouTube clip from Traci Good, an online safety expert. Traci is fantastic, and provides training for parents, carers, school staff and governors. She has a wealth of experience and has some really useful tips and advice to ensure our children "stay safe".
Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online
As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online.
You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child stay safe online. Our advice and resources are here to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.
DigiDuck is a great story informing young children of online safety. We have read it in school and it would be good to read at home with your children too. You can discuss what DigiDuck should do to keep himself safe.