The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. For many of us, this can all be a bit too much.
You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online, you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe, and you might also be thinking how can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?
The ThinkuKnow website is really helpful and aims to make online parenting simple and offers many practical tips and simple guidance.
Before doing anything, take a deep breath and try to remain calm. There’s lots of information and advice on the ThinkuKnow website to help you keep your child safe and access support. Help your children get the most out of the Internet.
If your child receives unpleasant messages from another pupil at the school, please report this to their class teacher immediately. We would encourage you not to delete any messages, so that they can be used as evidence to help the school address the issue.
Parent Zone provides information for families about parenting in the digital age. It is a useful resource for parents who are concerned about what their child is doing online.
Webwise have a range of video and guides to help children and parents to get connected and develop the online skills. They also have fantastic advice for other young people who might be struggling with online pressures and bullying.
keep up to speed with what children and young people are doing online.
If you have any concerns or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to speak to us