E Safety Updates
Guide to Parental Controls
This issue covers key age ratings for common apps, Call of Duty, information on fake profiles and cyberbullying.
This issue discusses Roblox, how to talk to your child about sexting, TikTok and WhatsApp’s editing feature.
This issue covers livestreaming, parental controls, sextortion and teaching children about money.
This issue covers useful social media guides, nude selfies and their dangers and the apps Threads and W.
This issue covers the website Quora, the popular 18 rated game Grand Theft Auto and Sextortion online.
This guide will help you set up parental controls to provide your child with a safer online environment. Parental controls can help to protect your child from seeing something that they shouldn’t – although it is important to emphasise that no system is effective all of the time so it is important to engage with your child and talk to them about their online life regularly.
Thinkuknow is a CEOP website that has lots of advice to help young people keep safe online and what to do if they are worried about something that has happened online that has worried or upset them. There is also a parent and carer section that offers advice and information.
There is lots of support and advice available through this site. If you access this site and click the link “Preventing Abuse” – “Keeping Children Safe”; you will find lots of tools.
Internet matters is an organisation which aim is to keep children safe in the digital world. It provides advice and support for children, young people and parents. There is a particular section which relates to ways to tackle and stop cyber bullying. It can also support with information about parental controls.