Safety Online

When it comes to technology, you probably know more than your parents. It’s quite easy to be able to surf the internet, listen to music and text your friends on your mobile, but you need to know how to be SMART when you are doing all these things.

Below are some tips about how to stay safe. You could also visit the Esafety section in the Learning games and weblinks.

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Don’t tell strangers where you live, your phone number or where you go to school. Only your friends and family need to know that.

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Don’t send pictures to people you don’t know. You don’t want strangers looking at photos of you, your friends or your family.

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Tell a grown up if you feel scared or unhappy about anything.

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Ask a grown up to help you put the Hector's World Safety Button on your computer. This will mean you can press it if anything makes you scared or unhappy.

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You can also call ‘Childline’ on: 08001111 to talk to someone who can help.