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E-Safety advice and updates for parents.

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  • 05/10/21

    Squid Game

    Darlington Internet Safety Partnership have had several enquiries about the popular and violent  Netflix show, Squid Game.  It has risen in popularity and is capturing the attention of children across the town. Please see the information below giving a brief summary of the content...
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  • 22/09/21

    Parental Controls

    It is getting easier and easier for parents to set up restrictions and controls on devices to help keep children safe.  Please see the posters and links below to help you set up some of your child's devices.
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  • 18/01/21

    Durham Police E-Safety Flyers

    Durham Constabulary have produced resources to support parents keep their children safe online.  There are a range of different flyers you can download on our website.
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  • 29/11/20

    DISP E-Safety Christmas Campaign

    The Darlington Internet Safety Partnership Christmas Campaign 2020 Yes It’s that time of year again Christmas! Which for many children and young people will mean new video games and game consoles for Christmas. Gaming is booming this year thanks to Covid lockdowns and with both PlayStati...
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  • 12/11/20

    Xbox Family Settings App

    Xbox have recently released a 'Family Settings App' making it easier for parents to manage and support their children when using Xbox consoles.  As a new console has just been released, now is the time to make sure everything is set up safely to support you and your children! You can...
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  • 15/10/20

    Online Safety at Home

    Think You Know have produced a range of short tasks you can complete at home to help keep you and your children safe online. Each of these family activity sheets have a selection of short conversation starters, practical tips and fun tasks to do as a family!
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  • 08/09/20

    Tik Tok Warning

    There are a number of posts circulating about an alleged video circulating Tik Tok where a man commits suicide live on camera.  We strongly urge you to check your child's devices as we understand Tik Tok became incredibly popular during Lockdown. See more info on our website!
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  • 30/06/20

    Tik Tok

    During lockdown many children and young people have been using a variety of popular streaming apps as a way of having fun, keeping in touch with friends and family and to meet new people. The most popular of these apps being TikTok.  A number of parents and staff from within Darlingto...
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  • 30/06/20

    Gaming Advice

    Gaming is incredibly popular with children at school and more so with the current situation of lockdown and the summer holidays fast approaching.  Here are a range of websites to help parents offering advice and guidance.
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  • 23/04/20

    Home Support - Online Safety

    Schools across the UK are now closed to most families. We know this is a difficult time for most parents and online use plays a part in this.  Think U Know have created a page to support families at home during school closures in relation to online use.
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  • 25/02/20

    Tik Tok

    Tik Tok is an increasingly popular social media platform for children aged 13+.  However some children in primary schools do access the service and have their own accounts.   Tik Tok have added a new Family Safety feature for parents to monitor their children's accounts.  See...
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  • 12/02/20

    Darlington Internet Safety Partnership

    Check out this great new site from DISP! The website aims to keep teachers, families and children up to date with the latest trends and information about keeping safe online!
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