Our children use the Internet on a regular basis as an integral part of their learning. In school, we have regular eSafety activities to remind children of the importance of keeping themselves safe online.
In our changing world, children are ever more exposed to a variety of different media and information. Increasing provision of the Internet both in and out of school brings with it the need to ensure our learners are safe!
Here are some tips and useful links to help you to keep your children safe online:
The links below are from National Online Safety to Key Stage Two Parents. Please read them and start a conversation with your child about what they are accessing and who they are talking to. Children do need to understand the importance of keeping their personal information private and things they can and should do to keep themselves safe whilst using the internet.
Being Safe online (pdf leaflet)
Being Safe - Omegle (pdf leaflet)
Being Safe - Whatsapp (pdf leaflet)
h2bSafer is an e-Safety website which provides information about how we can keep our children stay safe on the internet. Social media has become a key concept within e-Safety with more and more children having access to these platforms. h2bSafer tackles these problems by showing how children can be safer whilst using social media. These include how to set privacy settings, how to report inappropiate material and how to block people who are trying to contact you or your child. As well as this, h2bSafer looks at emerging trends in the online world including radicalisation and hacking. Follow the links to this site and register for free.
Here are some of the areas the h2bSafer website covers
Another useful website to view is http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-38842791
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Head teacher: Liz Powell
Ashby de la Zouch
Tel: 01530 412243