Useful websites for young people and parents who want advice
Key advice to young people using technology:
- Always respect others 5. Don’t retaliate or reply!
- Think before you send 6. Save the evidence
- Treat your password like a toothbrush 7. Make sure you tell
- Block the Bully
Full details of cyberbullying guidance on www.teachernet.gov.uk
MyMaths - This is an online mathematics learning solution for all ages and all abilities that GVC has recently subscribed to, http://www.mymaths.co.uk/
Squizzes - This website is a FREE online educational resource for teaching staff and pupils. It is a place where teachers can access information and resources to help with lesson planning and delivery.
It is also a safe, fun and relevant place for Primary school pupils to visit during wet weather play time, reward time and after school clubs http://www.squizzes.com
http://change4life.icnetwork.co.uk/ - Change4Life is a nationwide movement which aims to help us all, but especially our kids, eat well, move more and live longer.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/- Free online language learning: courses, audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests
Fischer Family Trust - http://www.fft.org.uk/
Childnet – a range of resources for children and young people, their families and teachers (www.childnet-int.org)
StopTextbully – a website dedicated to mobile phone bullying, contains advice for young people including how to contact your operator (www.stoptextbully.com)
Cyberbullying.org – one of the first websites set up in this area, for young people providing advice around preventing and taking action against cyberbullying. A Canadian-based site (www.cyberbullying.org)
Chatdanger – a website that informs about the potential dangers online (including bullying), and advice on how to stay safe while chatting (www.chatdanger.com)
Connexions – a website for young people relating to a guide to life, money and getting around www.talkaboutyou.org
Websafecrackers IH8U: - A website for children and young people focusing on cyberbullying and how to deal with phone abuse. It's free to email, chat, phone or text them for advice (www.websafecrackerz.com)
Internet Safety Zone – Has useful information for parents, teachers and children on cyberbullying and how to tackle it (www.internetsafetyzone.co.uk)
Thinkuknow.co.uk – Information from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre on how to stay safe online (www.thinkuknow.co.uk)
Bullying Online – A multi-award winning anti-bullying charity. Their website is user friendly and regularly updated. Practical help on all aspects of cyberbullying for pupils and parents (www.bullying.co.uk)
Kidsmart – Provides resources including lesson plans, leaflets, posters and games (www.kidsmart.org.uk)
Securus – Provides e-safety software for schools to keep students safe from cyberbullying, grooming, racist and harmful behaviour (www.securus-software.com)