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The Extraordinary Life of Queen Elizabeth II

  • Published 14th September 2022

Take an appreciative look back over the remarkable life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with our timeline poster.

Spot the Online Safety Tips for Going Back to School

  • Published 31st August 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on going back to school. It highlights a number of tips such as thinking before posting, reporting upsetting content and avoiding screens late at night.

Online Safety Tips for Parents and Carers to Keep Children Safe Online Over Summer

  • Published 27th July 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on keeping children safe online over summer. It highlights a number of tips such as setting a screen time limit, setting a good example and limit social audiences.

Stay Safe Online this Summer

  • Published 20th July 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on staying safe online this summer. It highlights a number of tips such as reporting bad behaviour online, making time for other hobbies and not giving out personal information.

What Parents Need to Know about Group Chats

  • Published 27th April 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on group chats. It highlights a number of risks such as bullying, inappropriate content and unknown members.

What Parents Need to Know about Group Chats (Spanish)

  • Published 27th April 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on group chats. It highlights a number of risks such as bullying, inappropriate content and unknown members.

What Parents Need to Know about Phone Scams

  • Published 23rd March 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on phone scams. It highlights a number of risks such as sim hacking, smishing and impersonation.

Supporting Children to Deal with Upsetting Content

  • Published 16th March 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on supporting children to deal with upsetting content. It highlights a number of tips such as encouraging your child to ask questions, setting limits and to emphasis hope.

Supporting Children to Deal with Upsetting Content (Spanish)

  • Published 16th March 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on supporting children to deal with upsetting content. It highlights a number of tips such as encouraging your child to ask questions, setting limits and to emphasis hope.

What Parents Need to Know about WhatsApp

  • Published 2nd March 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on WhatsApp. It highlights a number of risks such as scams, strangers and location sharing.

What Parents Need to Know about WhatsApp (Spanish)

  • Published 2nd March 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on WhatsApp. It highlights a number of risks such as scams, strangers and location sharing.

What Parents Need to Know about NFTs

  • Published 23rd February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on NFTs. It highlights a number of risks such as IP theft, scams and financial loss.

What Parents Need to Know about NFTs (Spanish)

  • Published 23rd February 2022

This week's free online safety guide focuses on NFTs. It highlights a number of risks such as IP theft, scams and financial loss.

Make the Most of the Online World this Christmas

  • Published 15th December 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on making the most of the online world this Christmas, it takes a look at a number of tips such as video calling family members, playing video games as a family and listening to your favourite seasonal songs online.

10 Tips for Safe Shopping Online on Cyber Monday

  • Published 29th November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Cyber Monday, it takes a look at a number of tips such as making sure the site is secure, how to spot phishing attacks and checking the small print.

10 Tips for Safe Shopping Online on Black Friday

  • Published 26th November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Black Friday, it takes a look at a number of tips such as how to check the sites secure, how to identify a phishing attack and how to check if you’re really getting a ‘deal’.

What Parents Need to Know about Cryptocurrency

  • Published 23rd November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on cryptocurrency. It highlights a number of risks such as complex technology, scams and risky investments.

What Parents Need to Know about Cryptocurrency (Spanish)

  • Published 23rd November 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on cryptocurrency. It highlights a number of risks such as complex technology, scams and risky investments.

What Parents Need to Know about Tinder

  • Published 6th October 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tinder. It highlights a number of risks such as privacy concerns, emotional harm and pressure to meet strangers.

What Parents Need to Know about Tinder (Spanish)

  • Published 6th October 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Tinder. It highlights a number of risks such as privacy concerns, emotional harm and pressure to meet strangers.

Back to School | Online Safety Tips for Children

  • Published 1st September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on going back to school. It highlights a number of tips such as how to spot fake news, reporting something offensive online and how to deal with bullies.

Back to School | Online Safety Tips for Children (Spanish)

  • Published 1st September 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on going back to school. It highlights a number of tips such as how to spot fake news, reporting something offensive online and how to deal with bullies.

What Parents Need to Know about Echo Chambers

  • Published 18th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Echo Chambers. It highlights a number of risks such as radicalisation, changes in behaviour and stifled independent thought.

EdTech Summer Holiday Guide

  • Published 11th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses EdTech Summer Holiday Guide. It highlights a number of ideas for the sports fan, the avid reader and much more!

What Parents Need to Know about Deepfakes

  • Published 4th August 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses Deepfakes. It highlights how to tackle a range of potential risks such as fake news, pornography and fraudulent use.

What Parents Need to Know about Free Speech vs Hate Speech

  • Published 28th July 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Free Speech vs Hate Speech. It highlights a number of tips that explain the difference between free speech and hate speech.

What Parents Need to Know about TextMe

  • Published 26th May 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on TextMe. TextMe is a free texting and calling service. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as predators, visible location and in-app purchases.

What Parents Need to Know about Email Scams

  • Published 19th May 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on email scams. Email scams are when you receive an email from someone purporting to be a genuine person or company, but is actually an online fraudster trying to trick you into disclosing personal information. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as viruses, financial damage and personal safety.

What Parents Need to Know about Signal

  • Published 3rd March 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Signal. Signal is a multimedia messaging service (previously known as TextSecure) that provides secure chats between users. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as a false sense of security, vulnerability to hackers and disappearing messages.

10 Top Tips for Keeping Children Safe From Cyber Crime

  • Published 10th February 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for keeping children safe from cyber crime. We all want to continue being informed and inspired by the ever-expanding capabilities of the internet. The guide takes a look at a range of top tips such as backing up your data, how to spot phishing bait and how to recognise warning signs.

What Parents Need to Know about Fake News

  • Published 13th January 2021

This week's free online safety guide focuses on fake news. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as embarrassment, negative influences on people’s behaviour and negative emotions.

10 Top Tips for Safer Online Shopping

  • Published 21st December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on 10 top tips for safer online shopping. Internet shopping has become part of our everyday lives. Last year, an estimated 1.92 billion people made a purchase online: around a quarter of the world’s population. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as phishing, unsecure sites and your data being sold.

Online Safety Tips for Children with New Devices

  • Published 17th December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online safety tips for children with new devices. The current generation are the first children to group up in a world where digital devices are the norm. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as how to turn location settings off, how to discourage device dependency and how to set up parental controls.

12 Online Safety Tips for Children with New Devices

  • Published 17th December 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the 12 online safety tips of Christmas for children with new devices. Christmas is almost upon us once again, and soon some lucky children will be excitedly tearing the wrapping off a new mobile phone, tablet or games console. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as how to turn location settings off, how to discourage device dependency and how to set up parental controls.

What Parents Need to Know about Online Hoaxes

  • Published 22nd September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on the Online Hoaxes. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as spreading disinformation, taking dangerous advice and teaches you how to encourage critical thinking.

What Parents Need to Know About Voice Activated Searching

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on voice activated searching. Voice activated search, also known as ‘voice search’ or ‘voice-enabled search’ is a search tool that allows the user to use a voice command to search the internet, a website, or an app. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as adult content, data misuse and online purchases.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Content: 10 Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Online

  • Published 16th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online content: 10 tips to keep your children safe online. The internet has transformed the ability to access content. Many apps that children use are dependent on user-generated content which can encourage freedom of expression, imagination and creativity. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as age inappropriate content, privacy issues and mental health.

What Parents Need to Know About Search Engines

  • Published 10th September 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on search engine. A search engine is something that helps you find what you’re looking for on the internet. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as bypassing SafeSearch, inappropriate content and misleading information.

What Parents Need to Know About Phishing

  • Published 12th August 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on phishing. Phishing is a form of cyber-attack where victims are targeted in the form of spoof emails, phone calls or texts. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as loss of personal data, hackers and targeted phishing.

What Parents Need to Know about Protecting Personal Data

  • Published 1st July 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on protecting personal data. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as sharing sensitive information, phishing attacks and social media visibility.

Conversation Starters for Parents and Carers: Online Content

  • Published 24th June 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on conversation starters for parents and carers: online content. Trying to start a conversation about online safety with children can be a daunting task. The guide takes a look at a number of tips such as cultivating a blame free culture, asking them to be the teacher and ask about the risks.

A Guide to Safer Live Lessons

  • Published 1st April 2020

This week's free online safety guide focuses on safer live lessons. An online lesson occurs when teachers use video conferencing software to ‘live stream’ lessons to their pupils. The guide takes a look at some things you should consider such as your child’s conduct, communication with your child and their school and the content of your child’s lesson.

Online Safety Tips For Children

  • Published 27th November 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on online safety tips for children. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as personal information, strangers and cyberbullying.

Leicestershire Police: Addressing The Online Drugs Trade Online Safety Guide

  • Published 10th July 2019

This week's free online safety guide by Leicestershire Police focuses on the online drugs trade. It is specifically in relation to the expansion of the online world, including the rise of the dark web and social media. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as law, personal and financial risk.

What Parents Need to Know about Home Internet Controls

  • Published 19th June 2019

This week's free online safety guide focuses on Home Internet Controls. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as privacy & security, unrestricted access and harmful content.

Helping Schools Engage Parents in Online Safety

  • Published 30th January 2019

A FREE staffroom poster that lists 7 simple strategies to help schools engage parents in online safety.

7 Questions to Help you Start a Conversation with your Child about Online Safety

  • Published 7th November 2018

This week's free online safety guide focuses on a series of 7 questions that will help you as a parent or carer, start an initial conversation with your child around online safety. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as personal information, gaming addiction and online relationships.

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