ThinkUknow is a website supporting families with online safety. Please use the weblinks below to help support your child whilst using the internet.
Support your child with films and activities from Thinkuknow
Thinkuknow films and games are a great way to start and continue chats about online safety.
4-7s Jessie & Friends cartoons – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/jessie-and-friends-videos A three-episode animated series which helps keep 4-7s safe online. It explores three popular online activities: watching videos, sharing pictures, and online gaming.
8 – 11s Play Like Share cartoons – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/playlikeshare/ A three-episode animated series that helps keep 8-11 year olds safe from risks they might encounter online.
Band Runner game and advice website – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/ A fun interactive game that helps reinforce key messages about online safety.
You’ll find lots more advice on keeping your child safe online at www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents. If you’re worried that a child is at risk of harm online, you should call the police. Children can make a report to CEOP at https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/.
Other recommended resources Parent Info – Expert information for parents about digital family life www.parentinfo.org.
NSPCC Net Aware – Provides reviews and guidance on the most popular social networks, apps and games that children use. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/
NSPCC PANTS (The underwear rule) – A simple way to keep children safe from abuse, by teaching them to remember the 5 rules that spell ‘PANTS’. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-childrensafe/underwear-rule/
Internet Matters – A useful tool showing how to set parental controls across a range of devices and websites. http://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/interactive-guide/