Computing and Internet Safety

Staying Safe Online

During school closures, children may spend more time on the internet. To help you to feel confident that your children are using the internet safely, we have shared websites and activities, below, for parents and children.

ThinkUKnow - The ThinkUKnow website supports parents will a whole host of information about keeping children safe online all in one place, including a range of activity packs which have been created to support parents during COVID-19, thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/There is also a helpsheet for parents and carers you can download.

For further websites and resources, download the word document below.

Computing Resources

The following websites and resources have been recommended by the Cambridgeshire ICT Service. All of the activities are free for you to try at home and support children's learning of computer science and programming.

Hour of Code activities – free online activities for different age groups, each designed to take around an hour and needing minimum adult input! https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn. Popular examples include Coding with Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, Minecraft Designer, Star Wars themed activities and Make your own Google Doodle (Scratch) but there are many more!

Code.org ‘courses’ – sequences of progressive online games and puzzles to teach programming concepts - https://code.org/student/elementary For more guidance on using code.org for home learning, click here: https://code.org/athome

For further online activities to support the home learning of computing, download the word document below.

Please note that Cambridgeshire County Council is not responsible for the content of external websites.