One of the most common conversations Miss Parker had with parents and carers on Safer Internet Day 2016 was about if they had Parental Controls on their wifi/ internet at home.
If you have BT as your internet provider then you can find out more about how to put Parental Controls on here.
The Safer Internet Centre advises to…
Remember that filtering is only part of the solution
No filter or parental controls tool is 100% effective, and many of the risks that young people face online are because of their own and other’s behaviour. It is therefore important to talk to your children about staying safe online with your child and make sure they know that they can turn to you if they get into any difficulty. For more information about key topics such as cyberbullying, sexting and social networking, see more advice for parents.
If you have further questions or are struggling to get it to work we could help. Please complete a Concern Form at the Office.