Keeping Children Safe Online

27 March 2020

During this time of school closures, students may have increased use of the internet.

We recommend the following resources to support parents and carers in keeping their children safe online:

 

To set up Parental controls on your home computers and mobiles then please see this website for advice:

 

https://www.childnet.com/resources/parental-controls
For all the latest on new platforms that students are using such as snapchat, particularly on mobile devices, then please visit:

 

https://www.childnet.com/resources/parental-controls
If you are worried about online sexual abuse then please contact both the Academy and CEOP:

 

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/
If you are concerned about any cyber-bullying then please contact the Head of Year, but as a precaution, here is how to take a screenshot: You can also make a  referral via the report safeguarding concern link in the top right corner of the page.

 

https://www.take-a-screenshot.org/

 

The UK Safer Internet Centre also has some useful information and can be accessed on:

 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/safer-internet-day-2019/education-packs/activities-parents-and-carers
O2 and the NSPCC have come together to offer some really helpful advice on internet safety and the address is listed below:

 

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/nspcc
Some useful advice for parents/carers on internet safety

 

https://www.internetmatters.org/schools-esafety/parent-online-support-pack-teachers/
Further advice for parents/carers on internet safety

 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

In addition to this parents and carers can find additional advice and guidance about using supplementary online learning platforms by visiting this link –  NSPCC Online Learning

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