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Fortnite chat raises stranger danger fears from NSPCC
Some games such as Fortnite have voice and text chat systems in the game and are leaving children open to being contacted by strangers.
The warning comes after research by the charity suggested 25% of children had been contacted online by strangers.
It advised parents to turn off the voice chat system in the game to ensure children avoided inappropriate contact.
The NSPCC said parents should:
Welcome to Northcote Primary School's eCadets webpage. ECadets is a pupil led programme that teaches children how to stay safe online. Our eCadets get their own eCadet Zone, which is filled with information and resources. They are set termly challenges through which they learn new online skills and share their knowledge across the school community.
This page will keep you up to date with all the of the challenges that our e-cadet team will be doing.
Meet our ecadets
The Aim of this page is to put all information on how to keep yourself and your family safe whilst on the internet. There are so many ways in which people can now access the internet, not just via a conventional computer:
Nintendo DS, to name but a few.
Parents need to be aware of what their children are doing when on line to protect them from others and to ensure they are not putting themselves in danger by giving out too much information.
Advice for parents on all aspects of the internet.
Follow these simple ideas for ways to keep your family safe on line
A joint venture between, Virgin Media, BT, Talk Talk and Sky giving advice for parents on who to keep their children safe on line at home.