If you are worried about anything you or your child has seen online or think your child might be bullied on the internet you can email Mrs Ginn using the following address: email@example.com
Remember, to keep yourself safe online always follow our e-safety code of conduct:
- Never give out personal details i.e. name and address.
- Tell an adult if you see something on the internet that you are not comfortable with or worried about.
- Ensure all communication is responsible, polite and sensible.
- Never share pictures with people we don’t know.
- Never open emails or download attachments from people you don’t know.
Think before you click!
The code of conduct is on display in the ICT suite and we will remind pupils about it in assemblies and in our computing lessons. It is very important that you and your child knows how to stay safe when using computers and other IT equipment such as mobile phones or tablets. If you want to find out more about cyber-safety, there is a brilliant website you can explore with your child: www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Internet matters enables families to access expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly.
UK Safer Internet Centre provides tips and advice for parents and carers to keep children safe online – you can also report any harmful content found online through the UK Safer Internet Centre
Parent Info is a website offering expert help and advice for families in a digital world. It is a collaboration between Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP and draws leading experts and organisations in their field.
NSPCC has guidance for parents and carers to help keep children safe online.
LGFL provides support to parents and carers to help them keep their children safe online.
Netaware in partnership with NSPCC and O2 provide invaluable and up to date support for parents and carers.
You could aslo watch the adventures of the SMART crew to learn how to keep yourself safe. Click here to watch the full movie on the Childnet website!
Educate Against Hate Parents’ Hub provides resources and government advice for parents and carers on keeping young people safe from extremism, including online.
Let’s Talk About It provides support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation.
Any member of the public can report terrorist content they find online through the GOV.UK referral tool. More information about what to report and what happens when you make a report can be found on the Action Counters Terrorism campaign.
If you are concerned that any family member, friend or loved one is being radicalised, you can also call the police on 0800 789 321 or 101 to get advice or make a Prevent referral, so that they can get safeguarding support. If you need further help, you can also contact your local authority safeguarding team.
Age-inappropriate content and parental controls
If you have downloaded new apps or bought new technology to help stay connected at this time, remember to review and adjust privacy and safety settings if you or your child is signing up to a new online service.
Internet Matters has provided step-by-step guides on how to set up parental controls so that you can control what content your child can access online.
The UK Safer Internet Centre has developed guidance on how to switch on family-friendly filters to prevent age-inappropriate content being accessed on devices in your home.
The NSPCC provides more information for parents or carers with concerns about their child seeking inappropriate or explicit content online.