Keeping Children Safe
We would like your input
Through this survey we are looking to identify aspects of e-safety that parents and carers wish to know more about. We can then offer appropriate advice and guidance opportunities.
Complete the survey by clicking here >>>Survey
Modern Day Romeo & Juliet
What would the story of Romeo & Juliet look like in the present day? Star-crossed teens messaging, sending snaps and taking risks - all without their parents being aware. The world changes. Children don't. That's why it's important to talk to your child about sex, relationships and the internet. Visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk for information and advice.
Net Aware 2016 has launched!
Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world!
To children, online life is real life. NSPCC and O2 have joined forces to help parents explore and understand online life as kids know it. The Net Aware guide to the social networks your kids use. They have worked with over 500 parents and carers, and 1725 young people to review social networks and apps that children use.
Families can visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents to access advice and support on how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and off. Articles provide guidance on topics as diverse as: challenging harmful sexual attitudes and promoting positive behaviours; helping a child with autism negotiate life online; supporting a child who has been sexually abused; and dealing with a range of online issues such as sending nude selfies and viewing pornography. Users will find films, downloadable guides and useful links to support organisations.
Families can also use this website to access the CEOP Safety Centre www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre where they can report abuse and exploitation direct to CEOP.
The strategy involves thousands of people – police and intelligence officers, the emergency services, local authorities, businesses, voluntary and community organisations, governments and other partners – working in partnership across the UK and the world to protect the public.
The strategy has four key elements:
- Pursue – to stop terrorist attacks
- Prevent – to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting violent extremism
- Protect – to strengthen our protection against terrorist attack
- Prepare – where an attack cannot be stopped, to mitigate its impact
Download the government flyer - click here
PEGI Ratings - what do they mean?
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Online counselling support and advice
www.kooth.com, offers young people, between the ages of 11 - 26 year olds, in Cornwall access to a free counselling service. Online opening times: Monday - Friday 12pm - 10pm, Saturday - Sunday 4pm - 10pm.
Kooth can help with many types of concerns including:
- relationship problems
- family issues
- school worries
- feeling low or depressed
- drink and drug problems
- eating disorders
- low confidence
- Online counselling
- Confidential support and help
- Someone to talk to
- Health magazine
New site: Parent Info is a collaboration between CEOP and Parent Zone it provides high quality information to parents and carers about their children's wellbeing and resilience.