The online world can be a lot of fun and is a great place to learn, interact with others and be creative but sometimes people don’t use the Internet correctly.
Are you a responsible user of the Internet and do you keep your self safe?
Do you know what to do when you get that feeling that something is not right when you are online?
This page has been created to give you some handy hints and tips to use the Internet responsibly and includes links to other sites that you will find useful when using the wonderful world web!
There are many useful sites that aim to help you to stay safe. We have added some below for you to use and let us know if you find any others that you have found useful!
**New addition** Worried about apps or games your child is playing? Try this site https://www.net-aware.org.uk/
Childnet have produced a poster to remind us about being safe. Click the image below to visit their site.
CEOP is another site that is worth a visit. You may have seen their logo on websites you have used. Click on it on our page to visit their site.
The NSPCC works hard to make sure children are safe and looked after properly. They too have some useful advice on being safe in the online community. You’ve probably already guessed that to visit their site you can click on the image!
Our final offering for you is the UK Safer Internet site.
You know what to do if you want their advice and resources!
Remember that the online world may feel like another world but it is still a place that is real. We all have a responsibility to use it the right way and to feel safe when we use it. Make sure you are doing the right thing and that you know what to do if you ever come across something that makes you feel uncomfortable – someone will always be able to help and will listen to your problem!!