We take the safeguarding and welfare of all children and young people very seriously. All staff have a professional duty to take such steps as are reasonable to promote safe practice and to protect children from harm, abuse and exploitation. The safety and protection of all children is promoted in our Child Protection and Computer Use policies. Please see our School Policies page.
Two recommended sites for helping parents/carers and children get the most out of your technology and stay safe online are:
Ditto magazine - published online at www.esafety-adviser.com
Common Sense Media - www.commonsensemedia.org
If you are at all concerned about something you or your child has seen on the internet, you can also contact the school. We will always be happy to offer any support or advice that we can.
Other useful links include:
Your guide to the social networks your children are using.
Top tips from the BBC
Non-profit organisation working with other organisations around the world to ensure the internet is a safe place for children. Information and resources for parents, teachers and children.
Click the CEOP button to report an unsafe website.
Special police unit dedicated to cyberspace. Useful information and contacts if you have concerns about child safety online.
http://parentinfo.org/ ParentInfo.org Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online
Website for parents with useful FAQs about safety online. Downloadable free resources and presentations on internet safety relevant to children as young as five
Internet hotline for the public to report websites with potentially illegal content. Features useful tips on internet safety, filters and links to other helpful organisations.
Unbiased, authoritative and easy-to-understand information on lots of internet safety issues for children and adults.