KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE

We have received a number of resources from the SCIES Team (Safeguarding Team) which we felt were important to share especially as more children are spending time online for longer periods of time duing school closures including for online learning actviities.

Please see below for our weekly recommendations of resources and tips to support parents during the current COVID-19 outbreak. 

 - CEOP is a well known and valuable child exploitation resource bank. Given current circumstances they are releasing a new activity pack every 2 weeks to support parents to deliver online safety activities with children at a time when they will be spending more time online at home. 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/  

 

- At present many parents will be juggling childcare with working from home. Top tips for parents working from home:

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/blog/tips-parents-working-home-barnardos-colleagues  

 

The NSPCC has created an information and advice resource for parents/careers of young people with anxiety about Coronavirus. 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/childrens-mental-health/depression-anxiety-mental-health