PEGI Ratings for computer games
PEGI ratings give a great indication of the content and suitability of computer games and it is always wise to check before allowing your child to play. You can also clearly see the level of violence, bad language, gambling etc. present. Follow the link, by clicking the image below, for more detailed information.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. It is certainly a go to for many of our staff in school and is a good place to start a conversation about whether the latest game or film is appropriate. Click on the logo to visit the site.
Net Aware is an information site from the NSPCC aimed at parents of 8-12 year olds, containing the basic facts about the social networks, apps or games with an interactive element that children use most frequently.
The site aims 'to encourage parents to look for themselves and form their own views about the appropriateness of popular sites, and to give parents the confidence to facilitate balanced and informed conversations about what their children are doing online.'