C4L is delighted to support the Internet Safety Scheme in association with AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports Trust. The scheme will last for 40 weeks, running throughout the academic year. The objective of the scheme is to give guidance to parents and protect children from potential dangers when using the internet including social media sites.
The key facts and points to protect children from internet dangers will be delivered through football drills and activities, while parents will be advised about the restrictions and parental control measures available when children access their mobile phones, computers or other online devices.
The subject of internet safety has featured highly on the public agenda in recent weeks and the project demonstrates the club’s policy of working on issues that matter to local people. Internet access is widely accessible now, at home, in school and on mobiles, so it is crucial to help parents and children understand more about using the internet safely.
C4L’s CEO, Simon Mewett said, ‘This is such an important project and we are more than happy to volunteer our time and expertise to support this scheme.’
He adds, ‘As an industry leader delivering Internet connectivity, we are very aware of the potential risks and dangers associated with uncontrolled internet access. As a business owner and father, I feel we all have a duty and responsibility to protect our children.’ He adds, ‘We had no hesitation in supporting AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust to deliver this scheme and fully agree with the government’s recent announcement to help protect our children from pornography and abuse.’