Useful Guidance

This page offers advice and links to parents and carers. Cavendish School make sure that we are as up to date as possible with legal matters, legislation and information and guidance on Safeguarding your child.

NET AWARE
Information on NSPCC’s Net Aware provides guidance to parents on social networking sites, apps and games which children use and how to keep their children safe in today’s digital world. It can be accessed via https://www.net-aware.org.uk/. Given that many such new sites constantly appear, this website can be quite useful to stay up to date and keep children safe. You may want to view the website to keep abreast of what your child may be viewing.

 

PARENT INFO
The government has recently launched a new website to support parents about e-safety. The website has been developed with ParentZone and CEOP.
 
Parent Info is a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line. 
 
For further information please click: 

www.parentinfo.org

UK SAFER INTERNET GUIDANCE

The pdf on the right hand of the screen offers advice on the use of X Box, X Box 360 and X Box Live.

SOCIAL NETWORK ADVICE

The NSPCC has launched the "Share Aware" campaign which provides straightforward advice to parents on how to keep their 8-12 year olds safe on social networks; tips for talking to children about online safety; and a "Be Share Aware" guide. Click on the link below:

http://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/online-abuse/

PHONE NUMBER CHARGES

Do you ever get confused by the cost of 0800, 0844, 03 and 09 numbers?  Calling some of these numbers from either a landline or mobile can be expensive and use up valuable credit on your phone.  The pdf on the right of your screen will explain these numbers and their charges.