In school, children learn about E-Safety through our Internet Proficiency Scheme of lessons along with Safer Internet Events, assemblies and guest speakers. They know to report any inappropriate content, contact or conduct they encounter online to an adult, which is then passed on to our E-Safety co-ordinator Mr Hadfield.
The following videos provide examples of the dangers to children using technology.
First Video - from CEOP called Jigsaw and suitable for 8-10 year olds on the dangers of social media
Second Video - a cartoon of Lee and Kim and the potential dangers through online gaming sites
We also encourage parents/carers to talk to their children about how to behave safely when online, to ensure pupils remain safe when browsing at home. We run an informative, E-Safety evening for parents in the Autumn Term. There are several websites which offer support to parents which we recommend you visit.
Lancashire Safeguarding - Online Safeguarding
Lots of information on many areas of online safety, including frequently updated advice for parents.
Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre
Follow the SMART crew in their quest and help them make smart online decisions.
Advice for parents about keeping your child safe when using the internet, social networking websites and online gaming.
The Kid Smart website is a brilliant resource for learning about e-safety. It has lots of top tips on issues such as social networking and online gaming. It is aimed at children in Key Stage 2 but also has advice for parents and carers.
Useful website that gives advice to parents with children in primary education. Click on Dongle the Rabbit to visit his pages where your child can take an e-safety quiz, learn an e-safety song or download the e-safety rules screen saver (with adult permission).
Know IT All
Know IT All for Parents is a unique interactive e-safety guide for parents and carers produced by Childnet International. It's designed to help you as a parent or carer keep up to date with how children are using the internet, and support them in using these new exciting services safely and responsibly.
Click the link to download Hector's Safety Button. This is useful resource to have at home because if your child sees something that makes them feel confused or scared when using the computer, they can click on Hector (or one of his friends) to cover the screen while they get some help.
How to set up parental controls offered by your home Internet provider
Parents' Guide to Technology
This guide has been created to introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly.