This E safety Page has been developed to support parents with aspects of keeping children safe whilst using electronic devices, the internet, games consoles, mobile phones, and any electronic communications. We will continue to add content throughout the year.

Letter regarding ICT Support – June 2020

DIGITAL PARENTING

Latest Issue 6 published by Vodafone has many tips for parents including: Digital Superheroes,  Digital lifeskills + Advice on cyber crime. Managing your family’s tech. Apps for under 10s. Online peer pressure. How to be a digital role model. A parents guide to gaming. Tools and settings and PEGI game ratings. The magazine can be downloaded as a PDF at:

www.vodafone.com/digitalparenting

Page 41 – 45 of the digital parenting magazine gives safety and privacy controls for: PCs/ web browsers, smartphones and tablets, social networks, TV and film services and live streaming; Instagram, Snapchat, ooVoo, WhatsApp, Whisper and for video websites (NETFLIX Amazon etc) and live streaming services (Periscope, Skype etc)

For the latest controls and privacy setting please scroll to bottom of the page.

Parental Controls for all Devices in the Home

Internetmatters.com have produced an extensive guide that covers nearly all devices in the home. It explains the features and benefits of the device and what specific content can be restricted. You can get information about each device individually online:

http://www.internetmatters.org/controls/interactive-guide/

or the free resource which contains 94 pages of up to date guides on parental controls can be downloaded here:

http://cdn.internetmatters.org/downloads/99a8efe18e30cf24ffee3dfd60e8ca8b.pdf

To remove POP-ups 

Pop-up Removal from Microsoft Edge

Digital Parenting

The pages below are from ‘Digital Parenting’ ISSN 2051-1221 and help parents to make decisions about settings and keeping children safe. You could also create your own ‘Family IT Policy’ see below.

Parental Controls on Home Internet

Parental controls on your home internet

Parental controls on your child’s smartphone and tablet

Safety/Privacy Controls – Facebook, Instagram, KIK, Whisper, Whats App and TV & Film Services

Safety and Privacy Controls on Social Networks and Apps

Privacy Controls – Snapchat, Twitter, ASKfm, ooVoo, Yellow and Live Streaming Services

Safety and – continued