E-Safety Support for Parents
We’ve been notified by The National Online Safety Team about their concerns around the online game ‘Doki Doki Literature Club’. Although aimed at an adult audience there are concerns that it being downloaded by people under the age of 18.
The game contains adult themes including psychological horror and suicide. Our advice is that parents/carers take steps to ensure that students do not have access to this game or similar content.
For more information please see the link below from the National Online Safety Team.
The following sites provide information and guidance on how best to support your children.
A guide on how to set up parental controls on your home internet. This help website covers the 4 major providers. http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls
CEOP Website. A wealth of information for parents focused on keeping children safe. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
A light hearted, short cartoon from the NSPCC highlighting the dangers of sending explicit photos http://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware/
Digital parenting guide produced by Vodaphone. http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents.html
Common Sense Media is a US based website which reviews video games, films and books and gives parents guidance on their suitability for particular age groups. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/