The information is taken from the NSPCC website.
Increasingly there are more opportunities for children to get online: at home, at school and through their mobile phones and games consoles.
The internet can be of great benefit to your child. it can help them with their homework and it can help them to make new friends.
The internet can also pose risks to your child. It is important to be aware of the dangers and to know how to keep your child safe online.
You may feel your child knows more about the internet than you do and find the idea of using it yourself a bit daunting. To keep your child safe, it is important that you have an understanding of the internet, how your child uses it and the terminology used online.
Your child may be able to show you what they do and how it works or your local library, college or community centre may run classes on computers and the internet.
Accessing the internet and using mobile phones can put children at risk of:
To help keep your child safe online:
If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s use of the internet at home, please do not hesitate to speak to any member of staff at Deykin Avenue School.