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Online Safety

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:

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?

CEOP help children stay safe online. Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know?

You can report concerns to CEOP by following the link below.

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.

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UK Safer Internet Centre: Parental Controls - how to set up parental controls offered by your home ISP.