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Childnet Film Competition 2012

13 July 2012

Childnet are delighted to announce the winners of our Film Competition!

On July 9th 2012 we invited 6 schools to join us at our Film Competition finalist event. This year we experienced more entries then ever before at an incredibly high...

UKCCIS Evidence Group launches Literature Review

29 June 2012

Children's Online Activities: Risks and Safety presents a summary of recent findings from UK based research and updates the 2010 review, Children’s online risks and safety , recognising how children’s engagement with the internet is changing, as is the body of evidence designed...

Government launches consultation on online blocking

28 June 2012

The government has today launched a consultation to ask parents and businesses whether automatic online blocks should be introduced to help protect children from adult and harmful websites.

The consultation paper asks for views on three options for the best approach in...

IWF report catches sexual offender

25 June 2012

An anonymous public report to the Internet Watch Foundation led to a man’s arrest, conviction and the rescue of three children from sexual abuse.

Darren Leggett is starting an indeterminate seven year sentence today (21 June) after pleading guilty to more than 30 counts...

E-safety recognised in Ofsted's inspections from September

25 June 2012

Ofsted released the latest version of their school inspection handbook on June 22 which now features e safety. With the inclusion of e Safety, Ofsted (from September) have a range of indicators that evaluate the breadth of a schools safeguarding strategy to include the virtual spaces in which...