At our school, we regularly talk to the children in assemblies about staying safe on the internet. As a school, we celebrate and recognise Safer Internet Day and teach the children about Online Safety in class. On-line safety units are bulit into the curriculum for every year group. Acceptable User Policies (AUPs) are in place for use in school and when using our e-learning platform.
At home there are lots of simple things you can do as a parent/carer to help you feel more confident about your child’s use of technology and the internet. We have provided links to several useful sites on this web-page. There are also some useful documents at the bottom of this page.
Are you worried about a particular App your child is using? Visit this site for help and advice. Internet Matters
A very good resource is - Vodaphone Digital Parenting Magazine - A guide to help you and your family live a happy and safe digital life A copy of the magazine is also attached at the bottom of this page
Useful Websites for Parents and Pupils
The NSPCC and National Online Safety websites haves lots of useful tools and advice for parents/carers on how to keep children safe on the internet.
Clicking on the logos below will take you directly to these other useful websites
Pupils - if something is making you feel uncomfortable or upsests you on-line - Talk to an adult you trust. They may want to report what has upset you to CEOP - click on the CEOP image below
Cheshire Police have a Safer Schools and Young Persons Partnership Twitter account which provided useful support - click on the image above
If a child is worried about on-line bullying they can talk to a trusted adult at home, in school or use one of these websites. Click on the images below to be taken to two useful sites