E-Safety

In School

Please be aware that parents and carers should not use their mobile phones in school when children are present. Photographs and recordings should not be taken of children’s performances, unless you have the consent of all the parents whose children appear in them. You are welcome to take photos of your own individual children after performances have finished. Photos etc should not be used on social media sites without permission of parents/carers.

Helpful Websites

Below is a list of good websites to help parents and carers understand and support the school’s work on e safety.

NSPCC: a website about keeping your children safe online.

A BBC Health webpage for parents summarising the basic vocabulary involved and the problems children may encounter.

Kidsmart, a good website with all the rules your children need to follow.

How to set up parental controls on devices at home.

An Australian website, with advice for parents as well as links to good fun games which children can enjoy, whilst learning about e safety.

Above is a link to the UK Safer Internet Centre’s page, advising parents and carers on how to set safe parental controls on different internet service providers, including: BT, SKY, Virgin and Talk Talk.  Also there are links ton advice and videos about a range of other devices and applications.

Internet Matters: Is a website to empower parents and carers to keep children safe in the digital world.

The link below has some excellent videos from CEOP’s YouTube page giving direct advice and assistance for parents when dealing with e-Safety issues:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJpo3oC1S14kwQi-jpmces-4pcAvNONmW

A Parents’ Guide to Technology, from the UK Safer Internet Centre (a coordinated partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation).

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parents-guide-to-technology

You can find safeguarding information on popular platforms, social media and games here: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/platform-guides/.

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