ESafety during school closures (March 2020)
During the current school closures, the children are going to be spending more time online. Below is a 'Help Sheet' produced by ThinkUKnow (an amazing resource for eSafety). This help sheet has tips for helping you and your family to stay safe online and also has resources on for you to support any home learning about eSafety, including some fun videos!
Stay safe everyone!
Tips to help keep children safe on the internet and social networks
Talking to your child is one of the best ways to keep them safe. You can also use parental controls on social networks, online games and browsers and on both hardware and software that can filter or monitor what your child can see. When the children are in school, our systems filter content that may scare children.
Occasionally, children may still become upset if they see content that confuses them so they are taught to:
Preventing your children from using the Internet or mobile phones won't keep them safe in the long run, so it's important to have conversations that help your child understand how to stay safe and what to do if they ever feel scared or uncomfortable.
The following links provide a host of information from organisations that support our whole teaching team, ensuring that your children are in the best possible position to stay safe and keep themselves safe when on the Internet.