Online Safety

Safer Internet Day 2021

An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world

This year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores reliability online. The internet has an amazing range of information and opportunities online, but how do we separate fact from fiction?

Through form time activities and the IT curriculum, students will be exploring how they engage with the online world, its potential to inform, connect and inspire us, and how we can separate fact from fiction.

For more information, visit www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2021

BBC Bitesize have put together a page of resources that takes a look at misinformation online from fake news to social media. Explore ‘Fact of Fake?’ with BBC Bitesize.  Photos are usually a pretty reliable way of backing up a story but is seeing always believing? Can you separate the real images from the fakes?

Information for Students

Easy to use step-by-step instructions for setting up your gaming consoles and platforms to keep you and your friends safer online and social media privacy guides.

Information for Parents

Tips from the experts at Full Fact

Full Fact are a team of independent fact checkers who fact check claims made by politicians, public institutions and journalists, as well as viral content online.

Find out more at: fullfact.org

Tips from the experts at BBC Reality Check

For the latest news go to  www.bbc.co.uk/news/reality_check

 

Click on the links below to download (PDF) the online safety guidance for parents on the following topics:

Help and Support

CEOP - Make a report

If you are worried about online abuse or the way someone has been communicating, let CEOP know.

Childline

Childline is a free, private and confidential service. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch.

Contact Us

Use the contact us link to report an issue to the school. The messages are picked up during normal school hours.