Great Crosby Catholic Primary School
Great Crosby Catholic Primary School
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.
We are pleased to have the Safer Schools App to support parents/carers and children with staying safe online. Please watch the video to find out how it will help us to communicate up-to-date online safety and safeguarding information to you. It can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. Follow the instructions in the above letter that was emailed home.
Safer Internet Day 2023 will take place on the 7th of February 2023, with celebrations and learning based around the theme ‘Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online’.
This story is particularly for children aged 3-7years old.
Hanni’s home has a very special magic window. But when Hanni sees something that upsets her, she struggles to explain what has happened.
Can she find the words to get the help she needs?
Watch this ParentZone Tech Tips video to help you feel comfortable and safer with your family using TikTok.
This 13-minute session explores what parents need to know.
This guide looks at ways that trusted adults can encourage open conversations with children and young people about their digital lives. It outlines useful tips such as being as honest as possible, discussing how misleading the online world can be and creating a ‘family agreement’.
WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging service, with around two billion users exchanging texts, photos, videos and documents, as well as making voice and video calls. Its end-to-end encryption means messages can only be viewed by the sender and any recipients. In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as scams, strangers and location sharing.
Snapchat is a photo- and video-sharing app through which users can chat with friends via text or audio. Images and videos can be shared with specific friends, or as a ‘story’ (documenting the previous 24 hours) which is visible to a person’s entire friend list.
In the guide, you'll find tips on avoiding potential risks such as sexting, visible location and contact from strangers.
In the guide, you'll find tips on avoiding potential risks such as age-inappropriate content, dangerous challenges and contact with strangers.
Instagram allows users to upload images and videos to their feed, create interactive ‘stories’, share live videos, exchange private messages or search, explore and follow other accounts they like – whilst continuously updating and adding new features to meet the needs of users.
The guide has tips on a number of potential risks such as addiction, unrealistic ideals and the influencer culture.
In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as bullying, inappropriate content and unknown members.
Download the National Online Safety guides and visit https://nationalonlinesafety.com/guides
WhatsApp - National Online Safety (pdf)Download
Snapchat - National Online Safety (pdf)Download
TikTok - National Online Safety (pdf)Download
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, Tik Tok, 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.
Virgin Media O2, want internet users of all ages to enjoy all the wonderful things the web has to offer, safely. They have created a children’s internet safety test to help build awareness for parents and children of all ages to ensure they are better protected online. There are 'tests' with answers about cyberbullying, parental controls, social media and inappropriate content. Click on the image to check your own knowledge and then discuss it with your children..
Vodafone's Digital Parenting page and magazine have regularly updated articles and expert advice, with plenty of resources and support - helping you make the right digital choices for your family, to get the most out of tech and enjoy happy and safe digital lives. Click on the image to visit the website.
Great Crosby Online Safety Policy June 2021 (pdf)Download
1) Learn more and get involved - Safer Internet Day 2022 (pdf)Download
2) Conversation Starters (pdf)Download
3) Family Activities (pdf)Download
4) Family Online Safety Plan (pdf)Download
5) Organisations and Resources for Parents and Carers (pdf)Download
The theme for Safer Internet Day 2021 was ' An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world'. Click the image above to visit the website. The resources are can be downloaded below.
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.
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