Online Safety

Safer Internet Day 2022

All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online

This year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores respect and relationships online. Through assemblies, tutor time and the IT curriculum, students will explore how they engage with the online world and how to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. 

For more information, visit: saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/safer-internet-day-2022

Parental controls are the names for a group of settings that put you in control of what content your child can see.

Internetmatters.org have a fantastic range of resources to help you protect your children from the things they shouldn’t see or experience online. Many people are put off using controls and settings as they think they will be difficult to set up, or complicated to use. Internet Matters’ step by steps guides, can help make it simple and straightforward and they cover smartphones and other devices, entertainment and search engines, broadband and mobile networks, social media and gaming consoles. You just select the device/platform from the menu for step-by-step instructions.

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.