The Internet today offers great scope for learning, creating and
connecting with friends and family. At the bottom of the
page, there are a sample of
links for you to explore. Have fun and remember the WISE code!
Always ask why
a website or someone you
make friends with on the Internet
would need your personal information.
offers great tools for learning, discovering and
secure. There are
constantly new scams,
hoaxes, viruses and spyware on the Internet.
security software to keep your computer and data safe.
Evaluate the stuff you read, see
or receive through the Internet. Just because its on the
Internet does not make it true, reliable or genuine.
Internet Safety Video Clips
The following page provides links to a
number of video clips provided by Google and others to reflect
on different aspects of being safe online....[more]
Games and other cool sites
The Internet offers many fun
activities. You can make a movie online, send an e-greeting
card, create an online band and more...
The Internet offers great websites for homework help
Have you noticed how people chatting on Messenger or sending
emails sometimes use a whole new language? Click
here to find out more..
Youth creating opportunities
There are many fantastic
organisation worldwide which work with youth and help them
to connect to each other and create positive change....[more]
Social Networking Sites
Sites like Bebo.com and MySpace.com are popular with young
people who use them to socialise and network with friends
online. Click on our Safe Social Networking
page to find out more.
Search the Internet?
Ever wondered if there were search sites just for you?
Learn more about using the Internet
BBC Online Safety
The BBC has an excellent site with Internet
Safety information for all age groups....[more]
Understanding Chat Danger
have an excellent website on
Chat Danger which
offers advice on how to keep safe when chatting online.
Internet Safety Games
Check out how clued up you are on
Internet Safety with these games...[more]
Many young people today get bullied
via their mobile phones or public websites. To learn how to
manage these issues, see our page on cyberbullying.
When a young person
creates or distributes an explicit image of themselves or their
friend/ boyfriend or girlfriend, this is referred to as sexting.
To find out more see our page on sexting.
music and the Internet
Childnet and ProMusic
have launched an international campaign to make young people and
parents aware of issues to do with downloading music from the
Have your say
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you. If you want to send us your thoughts ideas or
contributions, send an email to
info at wisekids.org.uk replacing the word at with the
symbol @ and removing all the spaces.