What you should know about The Momo Challenge
Momo is a sinister ‘challenge’ that has been around for some time. It has recently resurfaced and once again has come to the attention of schools and children across the country. Dubbed the ‘suicide killer game’, Momo has been heavily linked with apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, and most recently (and most worryingly)… YouTube Kids.
Download the guide below to keep your child safe online.
We held a coffee morning for parents to learn about how to keep their child safe online. A lot of the parents agreed that the information was very useful. Here are some of the resources and guidance so you too can learn how to keep your child safe.
Further resources about how to keep your child safe online:
The Ultimate Parental Guide to Protecting Your Child on the Internet - https://vpnvanguard.com/the-ultimate-parental-guide-to-protecting-your-child-on-the-internet/
Internet Safety: https://www.callersmart.com/guides/73/parents-guide-to-internet-safety-keeping-your-child-safe-online, http://www.mathsdoctor.co.uk/online/child-safety/ and http://www.childnet.com/resources/smartie-the-penguin
Have you heard of Pokémon Go?
Here is some advice to help keep you child safe: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/pokemon-go-parents-guide/
Safeguarding your home
There has been an increased number of reported burglaries and attempted burglaries around Tottenham.
Burglary is a serious issue and the police are targeting burglars in London.
You can take steps to help protect your property. Here are a few tips:
Install a visable security alarm to deter burglars – and use it!
Lock all doors and windows wheneven you leave your home – even if you are only going out for a few minutes
Lock your shed or garage
Install external lights at the front and back of your home – this can make burglars feel vulnerable and at risk of being seen
Make sure no valuables are on sight through your windows and letterbox
Click here, to visit the Metropolitan Police site for more advice and helpful tips on how to prevent burglary.
Call your local police on 101
In an emergency always call 999
Safeguard your mobile phone
Having your phone stolen is a hassle. It's not just the handset you lose; it's the numbers, messages and photos too. Thieves are opportunists, so don't make yourself an easy target. Knowing how to protect your mobile and keep it safe will save you a lot of inconvenience and stress.
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