As the UK children’s commissioner releases a report stating that pupils are starting secondary school unprepared for a social-media, a recent survey conducted by National Online Safety has revealed worrying statistics regarding school staff’s knowledge and understanding of their pupils’ social media activity. Over half of all teachers say they
Introducing our new Online Safety storybook, written by James Southworth and illustrated by Sarah Graham from National Online Safety. Titled "Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World” our new children’s book is perfect for children to read at home or as a classroom resource. During the story, we follow Oscar
High-tech toys and gadgets are topping Christmas gift lists this year, but it’s essential you don’t just hand your child a device and leave them to get on with it. According to the UK's data regulator, net-connected toys and gadgets bought as Christmas gifts could put the privacy and safety
1 Encourage positive internet use When children access the internet in safe surroundings, it can offer exciting learning opportunities and fun things for young people to do. Explain how the internet is a great way to stay up-to-date on the news, do research for school projects and communicate with friends.