There’s a wealth of resources available online. This list (though not exhaustive) should point you in the right direction…
If you need help right away please visit
Professionals Helpline from Safer Internet
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Or call 0344 381 4772. Open 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday
If a young person needs help now?
They can text Shout to 85258 for text support 24/7 from Shout for support in a crisis. Find out more from https://www.giveusashout.org/
Or they can chat online to a trained counsellor from Kooth (https://www.kooth.com/) The service is available online Monday – Friday 12pm – 10pm and Saturday – Sunday 6pm – 10pm.
National Reports and Advice (England)
Teaching Online Safety In School (2019) DfE – report available as a PDF from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/teaching-online-safety-in-schools
Keeping Children Safe in Education (2020) – PDF report from DfE replacing the 2019 document https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/912592/Keeping_children_safe_in_education_Sep_2020.pdf
Remote education good practice – advice from the DfE released around teaching during Covid 19 outbreak
Main sources of help and advice
UK Safer Internet Centre – http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ lead Safer internet day (2nd day, 2nd week of 2nd month).
360 Degree Safe – https://360safe.org.uk/ FREE to use matrix to compare your school to others and to help you develop an action plan.
CEOP – http://www.ceop.police.uk/
Think-U-Know – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ – sign up for a FREE teacher’s account to access the free CEOP resources and to help you keep up to date.
Childnet – http://www.childnet.com/
New SMART Rules videos from Childnet – https://www.childnet.com/resources/video-lessons
Resources to use with Children
Little Bird’s Internet Security Adventure – PDF http://aa-download.avg.com/filedir/fas/family-safety_little-bird.pdf (iOS app – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/little-bird/id448923255?mt=8 )
DigiDuck’s Big Decision – http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/teachers/ks1/digiduck.aspx
Pacific North West Tree Octopus – http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/ – can your pupils spot the lie?
Net Smartz Kids – http://www.netsmartzkids.org/AdventureGames/TheInternetSafetyGame
Jessie and Friends –
New resources from CEOP for Key Stage 1 pupils (replacing Lee and Kim). Login at think-u-know to access the new resources (1GB download!!!)
Be Internet Awesome from Google
SMART Rules Posters etc – http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/beingsmart/
Childnet Videos to Introduce the Smart Rules in Year 3 – http://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew
Digizen – http://www.digizen.org
Bullying UK – http://www.bullying.co.uk/
CBBC – Stay Safe – http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe
Carnegie Cyber Academy – http://www.carnegiecyberacademy.com/
Internet Matters – http://www.internetmatters.org/
Digitally Confident – http://www.digitallyconfident.org
Get Safe Online – https://www.getsafeonline.org/quiz/
Social Media Quiz – http://www.jellyfish.co.uk/social-media-quiz/
Kent E-Safety Strategy Group – http://www.kelsi.org.uk/support-for-children-and-young-people/child-protection-and-safeguarding/e-safety
NSPCC – “I saw your willy” – http://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware/
Online Safety at Home for Parents from CEOP
Parent Info – from CEOP and Parentzone
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