As a part of its commitment to support schools with delivering the new Relationships (and Sex) Education and Health Education curriculum, the DfE has released new guidance to help you to teach online safety. We take you through the five key things you need to know about the new guidance.
Jessie & Friends: our new 4-7s resource
Give your 4-7 year olds the knowledge, skills and confidence to stay safe online with Jessie & Friends, a three-episode animated series and resource pack. You’ll find lesson plans, storybooks and activities designed to be used across a range of settings. Jessie and Friends has been awarded the PSHE Association Quality Mark.Find out more!
The Resource Library enables you to search and view Thinkuknow resources by category and age range.
Five key takeaways from the DfE’s new online safety guidance
How to support LGBT+ young people to stay safe online
Research has found that one of the most positive aspects of being online for LGBT+ young people is the opportunity to connect with like-minded people and access specialist support, in a way that is more challenging offline. Understand how you can help the LGBT+ young people you work with to explore their identity online in the safest way.
Keeping UK children safe online: have your say
In April 2019, the UK government published three policy and practice initiatives relating to child exploitation and online safety. For each of these documents, you have the opportunity to have your say. Read a brief outline of each document and why they are significant for professionals who work with children
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Jessie & Friends: Online safety education for 4-7 year olds
Give your 4-7 year olds the knowledge, skills and confidence to stay safe online with Jessie & Friends, a three-episode animated series and resource pack. It has been awarded the PSHE Association Quality Mark.
Band Runner for 8-10 year olds
Band Runner is an interactive game which aims to help 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from the risks they might encounter online. Band Runner is hosted within an informative website providing online safety advice for 8-10 year olds.
#LiveSkills is a package of resources focusing on live streaming. The package includes resources for both primary and secondary aged children, professionals and parents/carers.
Keeping Children Safe Online is a helpful introduction to the risks children face online developed by CEOP and the NSPCC. It is aimed at anyone looking to develop their knowledge.
These free events provide an overview to CEOP’s Thinkuknow education programme. It's run by trained CEOP ambassadors and is aimed at professionals working with children and young people.
Become an Ambassador
Completing the Ambassador course will enable you to train others to deliver Thinkuknow’s education programme. It gives an in depth look into online offending and young people’s use of technology.
Stay informed with legal, policy and research based guidance on how to support young people and prevent child sexual exploitation.
The government has published a White Paper, which sets out its plans to tackle online harms.
These pages provide a list of answers to frequently asked questions about the Thinkuknow education programme.