Have you got restricted settings on your tablet,
phone, broadband, even your Smart TV?
Parents/carers, teachers, anyone supporting the learning of children today need to ensure they are up-to-date with new technologies and actively look for resources to help ensure that children are using technology, including the internet, safely. Parental controls are designed to help you protect your children from inappropriate content they may come across when they use the internet. It is important that you are aware of what your children are accessing when they use computers, tablets or mobile phones. The The following websites and links below provides more information about how you can set up parental controls so that you can limit access to age appropriate content, set usage times and monitor activity on your personal devices. There are resources for parents, pupils and teachers which you may find useful for keeping your child safe online when they are accessing technology at home.
Internet matters – a guide to help you through many issues children can experience when using the internet.
Facebook privacy settings – a useful guide