E Safety

The internet is opening new opportunities for everyone, promoting creativity and effective learning, but to use technology effectively requires an awareness of the benefits and risks.

Parents and Carers have a key role to play in the online-safety education of their children through promoting internet safety at home. The links and documents below offer information for parents or carers,  but the key message from all of these guidelines seems to be 'Talk to Your Child' as social networking usage is very individual.

From January 2021 and throughout lockdown, the Safer Schools and Young Person's Partnership (SSYP) is putting together regular newsletters for parents and carers containing lots of useful information. The first of these focuses on online safety and you can view this in the downloads to the right along with other support material. The full list of SSYP newsletters can be found in the Coronavirus Information page downloads.

Below is a list of useful websites that can help parents and carers take steps to ensure the online safety of their children. Additional advice on specific social media, gaming platforms and games can be found on the following page:

During the national lockdown for Covid-19, Live Streaming has become one of the most popular aspects of social media for young people. Young people’s exposure and use of livestreams has increased during lockdown. Live Streaming apps are the focus of the latest CEOP activity pack for young people (age 14+) https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/ 
While this video guide for parents & carers explores the potential risks of livestreaming and contains practical advice to keep children safe.https://youtu.be/6S5cFxoTATs
Internet Matters  Incl How to Set Parental Controls
Protect Young Eyes Incl Parental Controls for Specific Devices
Net Aware - NSPCC Guide
Safer Internet
Safer Internet Day/ Safer Internet Day 2021
Safer Internet Day 2021 Resources for Parents, Carers, Teachers.
Safer Internet Day 2021 - Films
Better Internet for Kids
Think You Know – A Parent/Carer Guide to the Internet
Common Sense Media - Reviews of Books, TV, Films etc to help parents/carers make informed choices 
Parent Zone
Child Net International
Get Safe Online and 2021 Campaigns
Get Safe Online - Dating
CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection 
National Crime Agency

 

Downloads
Staff Contact
  • ‘Staff teach pupils how to keep themselves safe online.’ Ofsted 2018
  • ‘Pupils feel confident in keeping themselves safe online.’ Ofsted 2018