In addition to safety advice online the following links provide more information about video-games, media and the family:
“The VSC Rating Board is an Administrator of the PEGI age rating system which is used in over 30 countries throughout Europe. In 2012 the PEGI system was incorporated into UK law and the VSC was appointed as the statutory body responsible for the age rating of video games in the UK using the PEGI system.
The VSC has been promoting high standards in the video industry since 1989 with a code of practice and training for retailers to prevent underage sales.
“The Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system was established to help European parents make informed decisions on buying computer games.”
“The BBFC is a trusted guide to media content. Working as an independent, self-financing and not-for-profit media content regulator, the BBFC operates transparent, consistent and trusted co-regulatory and self-regulatory classification and labelling systems in the UK.”
Video-game guidance from real families, children and parents. Fly on the wall mini-docs that track gaming in family life.
“A website where parents can swap advice about not just holidays but all the other stuff parents talk about.”
If you’re worried about online abuse or the way someone has been communicating online, let CEOP know.
“Where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.”
Digital Schoolhouse, powered by PlayStation, sponsored by SEGA and Warwickshire County Council, used playbased learning to engage the next generation of pupils and teachers with the new Computing curriculum