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Broadwater School

Internet Safety

Please see our helpful guides and websites below:

For students: 

We can help and protect you. If someone has acted inappropriately online towards you or someone you know, you can report it directly to CEOP. It could be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone asking to meet up.

For Carers/ Parents: 

The internet can be a fantastic place for children and young people where they can talk to friends, be creative and have fun. However, just like in the real world sometimes things can go wrong. If you or your child are worried or upset about something which has happened on the internet there is help out there.

CeopClick CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) for advice or to report a problem.


National Online Safety Mobile App

It's time to get #OnlineSafetySavvy.

Children are spending more time than ever online. As adults, we need to do everything
we can to keep them safe in the digital world. But with new apps, games and
platforms emerging every day, how can you stay in the know?

Say hello to the new National Online Safety mobile application. Created by experts, developed by us.
With all online safety knowledge available at your fingertips, the NOS app empowers parents and teachers to understand and address online safeguarding risks – any time, anywhere.

The world’s most comprehensive online safety app, it’s packed with insightful courses, explainer videos, webinars and guides on topics that will help you protect the kids you care about when they’re online.

The following videos have been created by Surrey Police in conjunction with Surrey County Council to highlight the dangers faced by children and young people from the Internet.  It is highly recommended that parents watch these videos and have honest conversations with their children regarding the content: 

Video 1 - Online relationships - 

Video 2 - Sending explicit photos and videos - 

Video 3 - Online bullying - 

Video 4 - General online safety tips -


Social media/ selfies and sexting advice

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Safe Texting

Having problems knowing what your children are talking about when they text? 

Here are some helpful texting abbreviations commonly used in ‘sexting’: Click here


Young peoples’ rights on social media:

Please see summary covering the most used apps - Instagram / Snapchat / Facebook etc. Click here


Smartphone Safety: How to protect your child

Please see information and advice here:


Net Aware

A site where parents review and rate social media apps and sites based on the features and how appropriate they are. 


Digital Safety: Staying Safe Online

A blog post that gives an overview of dangers on the Internet and how to deal with them, such as child online safety, social media safety, etc.


Better Internet for Kids

A site promoting safe digital habits for children throughout Europe. Has blog posts for trending Internet topics and a hotline where families can receive support, and report anything suspicious online.


E-Safety Support


OnGuard Online

FTC’s free online security tips and resources


How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

This website has lots of information about online safety that parents and educators can use.