Online Safety help for parents
02 Current support on keeping children safe online.
Useful up-to-date guides for parents
Check out our E-Safety Guides for parents
Click on this link https://nationalonlinesafety.com/guides to take you to this excellent resource, which covers lots of social media and gaming platforms to help keep your child safe online. There is also an excellent new APP to download, which will give you the most up-to-date advice and information on keeping your child safe online.
E-Safety Home Learning Packs
When children are at home self-isolating, they will be spending more time online and therefore it is important that e-safety messages are reinforced. Please work through the sheet below with your child.
New activities will be added regularly.
There is also an Information for Parents Document.
For children in Year 6 parents will need to look at the 8-10 pack and 11-13 pack to choose which is most appropriate for your child.
Useful Parent guides to Apps such as Houseparty can be found at www.internetmatters.org
Safer Internet Day
Each year, we mark Safer Internet day with an assembly led by our computing lead Mr Hanvey. The children then focus on E Safery throughout the day using resources from the following website:
What is e-safety ?
E-safety encompasses not only internet technologies but also electronic communications such as mobile phones and wireless technology. It highlights the need to educate children and young people about the benefits, risks and responsibilities of using information technology. It provides safeguards and raises awareness to enable users to control their online experiences. The above policies are relevant to ensuring staff, children and parents are aware of rules and regulations of staying safe online.
Issue 6 Digital Parenting is Now available below.
We have advice from teachers, parents and online safety experts on subjects ranging from Virtual Reality to Snapchat. We have tips from online safety experts, parents and children themselves.
We also have an updated guide to setting parental controls on apps and devices, and information on gaming and keeping kids safe while they play. The online version of the magazine includes live links in the Tools section to make finding out about parental controls even easier.
And you can also access brilliant, up to date information to help keep children safe online via our FREE newsfeed advice service for schools, Parent Info.
Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone and CEOP, the child exploitation and online protection command of the National Crime Agency.
Here you’ll find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing online. Schools are welcome to subscribe to a feed for their own websites and use the content as they wish. Sign up your school here.