The internet hosts many exciting opportunities for education.
The online world is a wonderful place for young people to explore, with extraordinary opportunities for learning and creativity, but just like the real world there are risks and dangers they should be aware of and which we should all act to protect them from.
As a school, we encourage the use of technology as an important part of our pupils’ development but always want them to spend their time online safely.
So, how can you protect your child online?
The answer is simple.
If you understand the internet and understand what the risks are, there are a number of things you can do that will make your child safer online.
Please use the links below for more information...
- An Easy Guide to Online Safety (West Mercia Police)
- Online Safety Smart Rules for Children
- Online Safety 5Ps for Parents and Carers
- Keeping Your Child Safe Online - A Checklist for Parents and Carers
- 7 Conversation Topics
- Parents: Supporting Young People Online in Polish
- A Parent's and Carer's Guide to Facebook Privacy Controls
National Online Safety is full of great information for specific apps, websites and current issues. Here are a few examples but please do look at the website by clicking here.
- What Parents need to know about YouTube
- What Parents need to know about Instagram
- What Parents need to know about Minecraft
- What Parents need to know about Whatsapp
- What Parents need to know about Roblox
- What Parents need to know about Screen Addiction
- What Parents need to know about Age Ratings
- What Parents need to know about Fortnite
- What Parents need to know about Snapchat
REPORT A SERIOUS ONLINE SAFETY ISSUE