Category Archives: Online Safety

Are your children SMART about smartphones?

Many of our children now own a smartphone but are they fully aware of how to keep themselves safe from a whole number of online problems?

The following information in the link below aims to help you and your family be more savvy phone users. It talks about real CURRENT issues that crop up everyday in society – such as using ‘messenger’ apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Kik. It also touches areas such a cyberbullying, buying things online, sharing personal information as well as the dangers of sexting.

I am sure that for most parents, these issues seem like they belong in secondary school settings, but sadly these are real problems happening right now in primary schools across the country. With more access to the online world and the increases in peer pressure, we really need to help our children find their way through the online world. Please help them not to get lost!

Click on the handy links below to find out more information about staying safe online.

BE SMART ABOUT SMARTPHONES

TACKLING ONLINE PRESSURES

Online Safety Update – March 2017

Childnet has a lot of free advice for parents and carers regarding online safety. The downloadable leaflet below give parents and carers advice about how to talk about the important issues such as: CONDUCT – Helping children understand the impact that their online activity has on themselves and others. CONTENT – As parents, carers and teachers,… Continue Reading

Online Safety update

At the start of the academic year we spend some time recapping on the essential dos and don’ts of online safety with all children at school. Keeping children safe online is embedded into our PSHCE and computing curriculums and is frequently revisited throughout the year. Online safety is EVERYONE’S responsibility and we must all work… Continue Reading

E-Safety – Did you know?

Do you ever worry that your child is becoming more computer savvy than you? If so, you are not alone. A report published a few years ago stated that the average 6 year-old child knows more about digital technology than a 45 year-old adult! This is quite a scary thought and one that we must… Continue Reading

E-Safety News

E-Safety is an issue that everyone needs to be aware of. Technology is advancing really quickly and so it is more than ever to be aware of potential risks when your child is online. With new apps and games being produced, the popularity of social media and the changes in the way we all use computing,… Continue Reading