Here you will find sources of information and advice to help your children stay safe online. All children are taught digital citizenship and online safety during the school year.
We have the Safer Schools App, which helps parents, carers, pupils and staff to stay up-to-date with online safety and safeguarding issues.
It can downloaded for free from the App Store or Google Play.
The letter that was emailed to parents and carers with the relevant code may be downloaded from the link below.
There is a PowerPoint that can be viewed on our Parents > Information Presentations page.
Click on the image above.
The Home Learning Hub is a free library of resources to support parents and carers who are taking the time to help their children be safer online. Classroom-based resources have been adapted to make them easily accessible for everyone.
A brief description explains each resource, so once you are ready simply click the ‘download’ buttons.
Click the image above to go to the Home Learning Hub.
Scan the relevant QR code for your mobile phone or tablet to download the Safer Schools app.
Parentzone has 'parent guides' about the most popular apps and services, giving advice about parental and privacy controls. The guides are about Instagram, Facebook, Secret Converations, Twitch, Netflix, Live streaming, Influencer marketing, Esports, Fortnite, PEGI game ratings, Musical.ly, Snapchat, YouTube Kids, WhatsApp, Clash of Clans, Virtual Reality, Family games, Connected toys, Pokemon Go, Social media apps, Nintendo Switch, Minecraft, Yubo, Amazon Prime and Skype. There are also guides to self-esteem, digital detoxing, peer pressure and dealing with traumatic events.
This is the Net Aware guide to social networks that children might use. As well as the apps listed for Parentzone, there are guides on Among Us, Clash Royale, CSR Racing, Discord, Disney Club Penguin Online, Dubsmash, Episodes, FaceTime, FIFA Football, Friv, Google Hangouts, Grand Theft Auto, Kik, Miniclip, MovieStar Planet, Omegle, Pinterest, PopJam, Reddit, Roblox, Sarahah, Score! Hero, SoundCloud, Steam, Tumblr, Twitch, Twitter, Viber and Wattpad.
Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online without needing to be an expert on the internet. Our advice and resources are here to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.
The website contains information and practical advice on bullying, as well as contact details for the free helpline 0800 169 6928 or you can email via the contact us form.
A team of specially trained staff operate the confidential telephone helpline and take calls from victims, parents or from people with information about the bullying of children. As well as acting as a listening ear service, the team provides practical advice and can act as a mediator between the organisation where the bullying is taking place and the parent/carer of the child involved.
AskAboutGames is a joint venture between the VSC Rating Board and games trade body Ukie, run with input and advice from across the games industry, to ensure their products are enjoyed by suitable audiences.
On the website you can ask questions about PEGI age ratings, find tips about safe and beneficial play and discover the best games to play yourself or with your family.
1) What do I need to know about Safer Internet Day (pdf)Download
2) Conversation Starters (pdf)Download
3) Family Activities (pdf)Download
4) Family Online Safety Plan (pdf)Download
5) Parents and Carers Resource Sheet (pdf)Download
6) Show Your Support (pdf)Download
7) What to trust online (A Parents and Carers Guide) (pdf)Download
8) Safer Internet Day Poster (pdf)Download
Use these free resources to talk to your child about online safety this Safer Internet Day. This pack includes activities, conversation starters and information to help parents and carers talk to their children about how to navigate the issue of online identity in a digital age in a safe, responsible and respectful way.
Advice and activities for parents and carers can be downloaded by clicking on the button.
Children from Y5 and Y6 presented an online safety assembly to the juniors, introducing the word consent. They set a 'permission mission' challenge to select the best options for an number of scenarios where consent or permission are needed. Click on the button to download and view the PowerPoint.
Children from Y4 and Y5 presented an online safety assembly to the infants. The story of Zap and Zoom was all about making good choices and asking for permission before doing anything online. Click on the button to download and view the PowerPoint.