Internet Safety

Everyday life is now often reliant on the use of the Internet and the World Wide Web.  The benefit of its uses is clear for us to see, however the nature of the beast means that there is undoubtedly dangers for us to be aware of too.

Below are some sites that may prove helpful when trying to keep your children safe online.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parents-guide-to-technology

http://www.ncpc.org/topics/internet-safety

http://www.google.co.uk/safetycenter/families/start/#home

http://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/

Protecting by Device

You can apply parental controls to many devices, below are links to many of the most popular:

Xbox One & 360

http://www.xbox.com/en-gb/parentalcontrols

Wii

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/ht_settings.jsp?menu=pc

DSi

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/dsi/en_na/settingsParentalControls.jsp

PS3

http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/ps3/current/basicoperations/parentallock.html

PS4

https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5097/~/ps4-parental-controls

Windows

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Set-up-Parental-Controls

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-8/family-safety

And for Macs :

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2900

Apple iPad, iPhone & Ipod

http://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201304

 

If you have any comments, queries, or indeed useful sites, please email the ICT department.