Please find a link below for Simon's youtube channel
Follow Simon's Twitter Account to keep up to date with all matters of online saftey - @NCCcybersafe
Follow the National Online Safety twitter account - @natonlinesafety or joining their website for lots more updates - see below for details.
Here are more links to help you to keep your child safe online:
Support for Parents and Carers
TIKTOK: NCC and Simon Aston (our children know Simon – he works in school on Internet Safety & has run workshops for parents) now have a YouTube channel advising parents and carers on how to safeguard young people on the popular social media app, TikTok:
INTERNET MATTERS: Great advice for parents and carers ranging from school closures to online safety: https://www.internetmatters.org/
Google Classroom – Online safety resources
Simon Aston (Northampton’s Online Safety and Well-Being Officer) has placed a number of online safety and wellbeing resources on Google classroom. The resources are aimed at parents, professionals and schools. Simon has done 3 videos to go with the resources. In order to access the resources, you can download the Google classroom app or access them via the internet. You will need a code to access the resources which is: g7rey75
There is also advice for young people, resilience information and how to keep safe online during this difficult time.
ThinkUKnow is the national online safety education programme from CEOP, the online child protection command of the National Crime Agency. They produce some great material which we use to teach online safety at school and they have developed weekly home activity packs for each age group to keep those important online safety conversations going at home. Click on the link below to access the home activity worksheets for your child:
We also want to draw your attention to their Parent Info article which signposts what to do and where to report if you see something online which concerns you:
Lastly, there is some advice for families on mental health and wellbeing if you are concerned about the impact COVID -19 is having on your child(ren):