The Internet is an increasingly important factor in every day life and children are spending more and more time online. Teaching our pupils to use the internet safely, securely and to get as much out of it as they can is an important part of the curriculum at Newby. To help parents, carers and volunteers reinforce that leaning we have compiled this list of handy resources.


Thinkuknow has been developed by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre and provides appropriate advice tailored for specific age groups as well as information for parents, carers, teachers and trainers. Click on the following links to learn more.

Information for Key Stage 1

Information for Key Stage 2

Information for Parents

Children, School and Families

The following websites give information about how to keep your child safe when using the internet, computer


games and social media sites. – This is a brilliant site that helps parents to set controls on all the devices in a home – Our Pact. A parental control app for phones – ESRB- Entertainment Software Rating Board – PEGI Ratings – The Pan–European Game Information – Xbox – safer gamer tips – PS3 Parental control settings. – E-safety resources – UK Safer Internet Centre – Vodafone Digital Parenting Site – You can view the superb Vodafone Digital Parenting site here. You can also download a copy of the magazine. – O2 Digital Family. The internet is like a magician’s hat. And if you’re worried what your kids will find inside, our free advice will help you keep them safe online. – Facebook Family Safety Centre – Netaware Social Media Guide from the NSPCC – YouTube Kids – A safe way for young children to use YouTube

Everyschool Online Resources

Everyschool provide free to use educational resources to reinforce the safety message to younger children. Suitable for ages 5-7 years / Key Stage One.

CBBC Stay Safe

CBBC Stay Safe is a collection of resources, information and exercises direct from the BBC to help your children stay safe online using some of the most popular characters from CBBC shows.


Has something happened online that has made you feel worried or unsafe? Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors using the link below:

CEOP’s YouTube page has lots of useful guides including how to report a post to Facebook, a video to YouTube and a web site to the Internet Watch Foundation.

Common Sense Media

This site is particularly useful for finding out about games, apps and films that your child may want to watch or play. Search for a game and you will see a comprehensive description of what the game involves, who it is suitable for and any inappropriate content it may contain.