Wales’ online portal supporting learners, parents/carers and School with online safety, providing a range of resources and links to access support and guidance to help keep safe online. Hwb is a website and collection of online tools provided to all schools in Wales by the Welsh Government.
CEOP – Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main on-line threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. They seek to protect children from harm online and offline, working with the National Crime Agency and in partnership with local and international agencies. You can use the website to make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors
Thinkuknow is an education programme for parents/carers from the CEOP. Thinkuknow keeps children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.
Childnet offers practical internet safety information and resources for schools, young people and parents/carers. This site offers information, advice and resources in an informal and accessible style, especially aimed at young people and parents/carers.
The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people’s online experiences and behaviours.
Launched in 2014, and supported by NSPCC, FOSI, Childnet, ThinkUKnow, PitDA, CEOP, Family Lives, Ofcom, BT, Sky, Vodafone, TalkTalk, Virgin, and offering useful resources to help parents and carers make informed choices about their children’s online safety. Issues covered include inappropriate content, cyberbullying, online grooming, sexting and online reputation.
Provides parents and teachers with practical tools to help them choose what content their children see online. Look out for the video tips on how to set up safe searching on Google and YouTube. Note that each of the search engines e.g. Yahoo, Virgin, Bing! etc, have their own internet safety pages. You can search for these from the home page.
Cardiff Steiner School
Hawthorn Road West
Cardiff CF14 2FL