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Online Safety

With the Internet becoming a more important part of our everyday lives, it is important that children are able to use it safely.

Below are two search engines that use Google’s safe search, which helps to filter out inappropriate websites, images and videos.

http://www.pawsexplore.co.uk/

http://www.safesearchkids.org/

It can be very hard for parents to monitor what their children are accessing. Sky, Talktalk, BT and Virgin have all added ways of parents being able to filter the content that is available to their children.

Please find below links explaining how to filter your internet so children can use it safely.

Other ways to protect yourself…

K9 Web Protection is a FREE PC Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.

http://www1.k9webprotection.com/

Games consoles

Xbox parental controls.

Xbox includes parental controls that help you restrict your child’s ability to play inappropriate games and watch inappropriate DVD movies.

For more information, read Parental Controls: Software settings to help keep kids safe.

Sony Playstation parental controls.

PS3™ and PS4 system includes parental control settings that restrict the playing of content with parental control restrictions (such as game or video content) or the use of the Internet. You can adjust these settings so that content intended for mature audiences cannot be viewed by children.

For more information, read Parental Controls: Software settings to help keep kids safe.

Phones and Tablets

iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. You can enable Restrictions, also known as parental controls, on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Restrictions stop you from using specific features and applications. Learn more about the types of Restrictions and how to enable or disable them on your device.

For more information, read Parental Controls: Software settings to help keep kids safe.

Android base phones and tablets.

4.3 jelly bean

Restricted profiles: restrict app permissions and create a safe environment in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

For more information, read Parental Controls: Software settings to help keep kids safe.

 

Below is a website that will help guide parents and children on how to be safe on the internet. There are different courses for children of all ages.

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