This guide highlights a practical approach for online safety for schools. It defines each of the areas you need to think about, offers an overview of what schools are currently doing regarding online safety (based on recent research) and offers a set of reflective questions for schools to ask themselves when developing their approach.
Reports of online scares or challenges encouraging harmful or suicidal behaviours can be alarming and confusing. Here we look at how you can speak to your child about scares and challenges, and how to respond if they have seen one.
BBC CBBC resource site with clear and practical support for all elements of online lfe for young people and children.
Molly Russell, 14, took her own life in 2017. When her family looked into her Instagram account they found distressing material about depression and suicide.
Molly's father Ian says he believes Instagram is partly responsible for his daughter's death.
To help schools, youth groups, police services, libraries and wider run activities for Safer Internet Day, we have created Education Packs, with complementary SID TV films out now. These are tailored for 3-7s, 7-11s, 11-14s, 14-18s and parents and carers, along with some guidance for educators.
We all want to do the right thing online. Here’s how.
Sexual images or videos of under 18s are illegal. It doesn’t matter how old the person looks, this is the law. No ifs, no buts.
You can be prosecuted for taking, making, sharing and possessing sexual images of under 18s, even if you thought that they looked older.