Over recent weeks we have received information or seen items in the press which relate to children being approached inappropriately via online multiplayer Apps such as Roblox, Miniclip and Friv!.
If you have a specific concern you may wish to give the following advice to parents/carers:
Also note that the UK Safer Internet Centre offers an online safety helpline for professionals working with children, the details are as follows:
The UK Safer Internet Centre offers professionals who work with children across the UK with support, advice and mediation regarding online safety issues.
The helpline can be contacted by email: [email protected] or telephone on 0844 3814772 (note calls on this number are charged at local call rate).
INTERNET SAFETY – https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers
INTERNET (age specific) – https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/11-13/
INTERNET (age specific) – https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/14plus/
E-SAFETY – https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/