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Online Safety

Online Safety is an important part of our curriculum as it provides the ability to protect and educate children in their use of technology as well as having appropriate tools in place to support any incident where appropriate.

Please explore the information on this page linked to how you can keep safe whilst using the internet in a positive and responsible way.

National Online Safety Guides:

Online Safety – Guide to Influencers

Online Safety – Guide to Telegram

Online Safety – Guide to Smart Watches

Online Safety – Guide to Wizz

Media Use and Attitudes Report 2023

Helping children and young people with managing device stress and anxiety

Ten top tips for stronger passwords

Top Tips for Adopting Safe and Healthy Online Habits

Online Safety – Guide to iPads

Online Safety – Guide to NGL

Online Safety – Guide to Spotify

10 ways gaming can support positive outcomes

Tips for encouraging open discussions about digital lives

Top Tips for Building Cyber Resilience at Home

Online Safety – Guide to Twitter

Online Safety – Guide to World of Warcraft

Stay safe on new devices

What parents and carers need to know about setting up apps, games and software

Online Safety – Guide to HiPal

Online Safety – Social Media and Mental Health

Online Safety – Guide to TikTok

Online Safety – Guide to Call of Duty Modern Warfare II

Online Safety – How to Combat Online Bullying

Online Safety – Guide to Amigo

Online Safety – Guide to Fifa23

Online Safety – Guide to BeReal

Online Safety – Guide to Loot Boxes

Online Safety – Guide to Reddit

Online Safety – Guide to Roblox

The Life of Queen Elizabeth

Dealing With Grief

Follow the SMART Rules to keep safe online:

S – SAFE: Keep safe by being careful not to give out personal information to people. This means your full name, home address, home phone number, your school name plus many more.

M – MEETING: Meeting someone you have only been in touch with online can be dangerous. How do you know that they are who they say they are? You should never meet up with someone you have met online.

A – ACCEPTING: Accepting emails, instant messages like face-chat, or opening files, pictures or texts from people you don’t know or trust can lead to problems – they may contain dangerous viruses. If in doubt delete it and then find a grown up you trust and tell them.

R – RELIABLE: Information you find on the internet may not be true, or someone online may be lying about who they are.

T – TELL: Tell your parents/carers or a trusted grown up if someone or something makes you feel uncomfortable or worried online. Examples of trusted adults could be your teacher, caretaker, volunteers, office staff or your headteacher.

 

Safer Internet Day 2022 is on 8th February and will be celebrated with the theme ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’.

 

https://www.internetmatters.org/

https://nationalonlinesafety.com/guides