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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary

Online Guidance for Adults Caring for Young People.


The Education Partnership Team  have produced 8 bite-size online safety videos for parents and carers who are caring for young people. The videos cover subjects that parents/carers and schools have identified as the main area of concern regarding children and young people whilst they are online and using social media. The videos are between 1 to 8 minutes long and it is advised to watch them in order. A transcript is available  and is shared alongside each video.


If you have any questions relating to any of the information please contact the school who will direct to our team. We are a learning organisation and it would be beneficial to us if you could spend a few moments completing this short feedback form and returning it to: schoolyouthengagement@hampshire.police.uk

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PC Erica Hills and PC Rachel Williams are the School Engagement Officers who have produced the set of bite-size videos covering issues for online safety for children and young people. Please click each link to access the video and transcript:

1. Introduction.

2. Keeping children safe online.

3. A Balanced View.

4. Child Exploitation Online Protection (CEOP) Six Values.

5. Apps, Games & Social Media.

6. Cyberbullying.

7. Sexting.

8. Curious Conversations.

Internet Safety Resources For Parents

Thinkuknow: is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. You can access direct resources for professionals parents/carers and children and young people. The thinkuknow website focus is on preventing online child sexual exploitation/abuse, there is a dedicated area for children young people, parents and cares to report abuse.

Portsmouth Safeguarding Children Partnership:  Provides advice and support to children and young people in the Portsmouth area.

Internet Safety Campaign: Resources that promote internet safety including tweets and graphics plus resources for you to use with children and young people, resources for Parents and carers to use with their children, these will include short videos and activities, plus family contracts.

Net Aware: has brought together NSPCC expertise in protecting children with O2 tech know how to help Parents and carers keep children safe online .Net aware has the latest information and advice on the social networks, aps and games; helping parents explore these platforms together. There are resources that parents and carers can use with their children such as videos and quizzes.

The SAFE4me: provides educators, service providers and parents with information and resources to help educate, guide and support children and young people to keeping safe.

National Online Safety App

National Online Safety’s FREE app is the easiest way to keep children safe online. It’s a one-stop-shop for parents and educators to learn everything they need to know about the latest apps, games and devices used by children. It provides instant access to online safety education, training and updates so that parents and educators can protect their children from online harm and abuse.

For more information, and to install the app:

NOS App for Android Devices
NOS App for iOS Devices