Computing, Information Communication Technology and the internet are rapidly becoming a daily part of our children’s lives.  Even though internet safety is taught in all classes as part of the Computing and Personal Social Health Education curriculum, it’s important that parents and carers are aware of how to keep themselves and others safe when using internet enabled devices.

Below are a series of helpful links for parents and carers on how to keep themselves and others safe online:

  • Think u know – Help your children get the most out of the internet
  • Childnet – Childnet International parents and carers page
  • Parent Info – free digital parenting news feed for schools
  • Common Sense Media – A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century
  • Resources for parents (NSPCC) – resources to help parents, carers and others members of the community ensure that they are able to meet their safeguarding responsibilities
  • Parent Zone – making the internet work for families
  • Pan European Game Information (PEGI) – The Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system was established to help European parents make informed decisions on buying computer games
  • Parent Port – We set and enforce standards across the media to protect children from inappropriate material