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Staying Safe Online

It is important that when you are using the internet that you stay safe. You should never give out any personal information such as your full name, address or phone number when you're online, no matter who you think you're talking to.

Be SMART

Remember to be SMART when you're on the internet!

  • Safe - be safe on the internet.
  • Meeting - NEVER meet up!
  • Accepting - don't accept anything (it may be a virus).
  • Reliable - check your source.
  • Tell - Always tell someone when you don't feel safe.

For advice, help or to make a report visit the website below by clicking on the 'Click CEOP' button.

 Parents - How can I help?

How to set up parental control for iPads:

Click the picture for instructions on how to set up parental control on iPads.

 How to set up parental control for Windows computers:

Click the picture below for instructions on how to set up parental control on computers.

Useful Websites

Below are some useful websites that will help you to learn about internet safety and test your knowledge on using the web safely. There are also some websites that are safe places for you to join the online communities.

Test your Internet safety knowledge and help the Tracy Beaker gang stay safe online or test your online saftey knowledge with Dongle.

Teaches lessons about online safety using Doug and his friends.  Join them for adventure, fun, and online awareness tips.

Learning games and videos for kids, GridClub, is challenging and fun! Aimed at 5 to 12 year olds, the content covers all areas of the School Curriculum.  The cybercafé within Gridclub is a safe online community. 

Learn about the internet and how to be a SMART surfer on this informative and fun website.

A fun and interactive website which helps you to recognise the dangers and increase self-confidence whenever you go online. Includes games, puzzles, videos and activities.

A quiz on internet safety from CBBC's Newsround.  How much do you know about how to keep safe online?

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P etc

Safety land is normally a very nice place to live, but a nasty character is sending yucky emails and messages. Captain Broadband needs your help to find the nasty character. You need to navigate around Safety land answering questions. When you have answered them all correctly, the nasty character will be taken to jail and you’ll become a certified hero, just like Captain Broadband.

These cartoons illustrate 5 e-safety SMART rules and include a real life SMART Crew of young people, who guide the cartoon characters in their quest, and help them make safe online decisions.