In today’s electronic world it is important that our children learn to work and play online safely.
We have developed a comprehensive selection of policies, including ones for our children that shape how we work online. You can view the polices and guidance by clicking the links below:
- Supporting young people on-line
- Online-safety guide for parents
- Social media guidance
- How to protect your children on their smartphone
The NSPCC has great advice on social media
Guide for Parents and Carers
CEOP – Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre has some great information about what it takes to be a better ‘online’ parent. The content is light hearted and realistic and offers advice on how to talk to your child about technology.
When should I report to CEOP?
We have identified the following websites which give guidance and support on issues related to bullying and internet safety:
Anti-Bullying Alliance - a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying
BBC WebWise - films and resources on staying safe online.
CBBC Stay Safe - advice for children on online safety.
Child Protection Company: eSafety Course for Parents - by taking the Parent eSafety course, you can work with your child to keep them safe on the internet and learn more about eSafety yourself as a parent.
Childline - get help and advice about a wide range of issues
Childnet International - for primary children.
Childnet International - for teachers and professionals.
Facebook Privacy Settings - a useful guide.
Internet Matters - a guide to help you through the many issues children can experience when using the internet.
Internet Watch Foundation - the UK Hotline for reporting criminal online content.
KidSMART - lots of resources aimed at children.
Parent Info: Digital resilience - a parent's guide
Parent Info: Snapchat - a parent's guide
Parent Info: how to tell if your child is addicted to tech - a parent's guide
Parent Info: Pokemon Go - a parent's guide
Parentline Plus - advice on all aspects of family life
Report Online Terrorist Material (gov.uk) - report illegal terrorist information, pictures or videos you've found on the internet. Your report will be treated anonymously.
See It Report It - this website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.
Southwest Grid for Learning Staying Safe Resource - online safety guidence
Surf Swell Island (Disney) - Surf Swell island provides you with lots of adventures in internet safety so that you can collect jewels to take to treasure palace – are you brave enough to take the challenge?
ThinkUKnow - learning resource for children.
Transl8it - type in SMS, text message, emoticon, smiley, slang, chat room net lingo or abbreviations and let transL8it! convert it to plain english to understand
UK Safer Internet Centre: Parental Controls - how to set up parental controls offered by your home ISP.