Our Online Safety Policy is available here.
Firstly our school encourages all our pupils to be SMART online…
Below are links to great sites that help pupils understand what being SMART in our digital world looks like.
|CEOP is the place to go if you need advice or help over anything you feel uncomfortable with.||Also there are great activities at THINK U KNOW to help you get the most out of the Web||Kidsmart is the place if you want to brush up on the web – stay safe, stay SMART!|
|Follow Hector and his friends to learn how to stay safe online||Follow the adventures of the Smart crew in these cartoons.|
Parents and Carers
Many issues that arise online can be quickly and simply solved by talking with both parties involved. Please feel free to contact the school and meet with your child's teacher if your child is having issues with other pupils online so that we can help.
As a parent or carer, in this fast changing world, you can sometimes feel that you do not know enough or how to keep your child safe online. The UK Safer Internet Centre is a site that is there to help YOU through the online maze. Please use the links below to access the main site and other important pages.
There is also a link to a useful publication from Vodafone about keeping your child safe online.
Internet Matters is a new online portal designed for parents to access simple, easy and practical advice about online safety for their children, right through from pre-school to teens. It provides tips on protecting children from online grooming, cyberbullying, privacy and identity theft and inappropriate content. Internet Matters is a not-for profit organisation set up by BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.
ParentINFO is a collaboration between ParentZone and CEOP. There are useful guides and articles on helping your child stay safe online.
Please note that no search engine is ever 100% safe but below provides some links to some “safer” search engines:
When children are accessing games via Xbox LIVE, privacy settings can be set up. To read more, click here.