Learning to stay safe online is an extremely important issue. Being able to use digital and on-line resources efficiently and safely is a life skill, and we want to work with parents/carers to make sure our students have the highest levels of competency and confidence possible.

Students study this as part of their PSHCE and Computing lessons.  We also pick up particular issues with individuals and groups of students as they arise.

On this page you will find a range of links which will give parents and students a better understanding of issues relating to e-safety and protective solutions.

Any e-safety issue should be reported immediately to your child’s Academic Mentor, Year Team Leader or the  Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Useful Links

Childnet Help to make the Internet a great and safe place for children and young people
Digizen: A Childnet website Discover information and findings on the phenomenon of social networking and how to use social networking sites and social media sites creatively and safely
ConnectSafely ConnectSafely is an organisation dedicated to educating people about online safety, privacy, security, and digital wellness. Resources include research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news, and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors
Internet matters Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly
UK Safer Internet Centre: Guides and resources for Parents and Carers Tips, advice, guides, and resources to help keep your child safe online.
UK Safer Internet Centre: Social media guides Advice about key social media platforms and apps
NSPCC: Keeping children safe online NSPCC believe everyone has a part to play in keeping children safe online. Find out how with their online safety guides
National Online Safety National Online Safety’s mission is to make the Internet a safer place for children. Achieving this through equipping school staff, parents, and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise.

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