Category E-Safety

18
May

What are parental controls and how can they help children stay safe online?

Parental controls are a key part of a parent’s online safety toolkit, although they’re not a one-stop solution to staying safe. Talking to your children, encouraging responsible behaviour and building their digital resilience so they know what to do if bad things happen are all essential, but controls are a great first step to helping protect young children, in …

11
May

NSPCC Internet Aware Advice for Parents

The NSPCC  has produced advice about staying up to date with social networks that your children might be accessing.  It covers sites such as Clash of Clans, Discord, Facetime, Instagram etc.  The website gives advice on staying safe for you and your children. Visit: https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

4
May

Fortnite Game Advice for Parents

It has been brought to our attention that pupils in Upper Key Stage 2 are talking about the game Fortnite, as mentioned in previous newsletters. As with many online games, Fortnite: Battle Royale comes with risks to children and young people. The game is PEGI rated at 12+ however, there is no proof of age required, which …

26
Apr

Internet Safety Guides for Parents 0-5, 6-10 and 11-13.

Children use the internet in different ways depending on their age and Internet Matters have developed checklists for parents that give you top tips on how to help them stay safe.  These leaflets can be downloaded from the E-Safety section of our website or by visiting the Internet Matters website https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/esafety-leaflets-resources  

20
Apr

Google Family Link – Safety settings for children

  As your child begins using their first Android/Apple device, the Family Link app from Google can help you set certain digital ground rules. You can create a Google Account for your child that’s much like your own and do things like manage apps, keep an eye on screen time and set bedtime for your …

29
Mar

Website promoting internet safety for parents

We see news stories about the impact of technology on our everyday lives all the time these days. Many of us started to think about how technology affects us personally. But how many of us have stopped to think about how it affects our children? 85% of mothers said they use technology to keep their children …

3
Nov

Parental controls for internet use by children

Parental Controls Parental controls are software and tools which you can install on phones or tablets, games consoles or laptops – and even your home broadband. You can also use them to help you block or filter the content your child sees when searching online. And family-friendly public WiFi can help when you’re out and …

12
Oct

CBBC Online Safety

Online Safety CBBC has an ultimate internet survival guide where you will find tips and tricks to stay safe online, beat the cyber-bullies and become a super-surfer.​ Visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/stay-safe

17
Sep

Year 4 E-Safety Workshop

On Friday, Year 4 had an E-Safety workshop, where they learnt how to be safe online while learning how to film a quiz show.           

13
Sep

Ditto E-Safety Magazine

Allan MacKenzie is a well-regarded consultant who supports schools specifically with e-Safety. He produces a  magazine called ‘DITTO” for schools, organisations and parents to keep you up to date with risks, issues, advice and guidance related to keeping children safe online, with a view to enjoying and learning about technology. Please click here to read the …

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