E-Safety

Keeping safe online is an important message that we regularly give to our children.

The world is becoming more reliant on, and introducing more forms of technology all the time. This is exciting, however also opens up further potential risk for those who are not informed of how to keep themselves safe online.

 

We link with our local PCSOs on e-safety, regularly inviting them to come into school to supplement the messages that we give in assemblies and in class.

We regularly communicate with parents and give messages on supervising their child’s online activity and censoring what they may access.

We have ‘Be Safe’ weeks throughout the year.

E-Safety information

We take E-Safety very seriously at Sandy Lane Primary School.

We want our pupils to stay as safe as possible online and have provided links to resources below which offer information on:

  • Advice on setting parental controls and filtering software
  • Information on children’s rights and responsibilities
  • E-Safety rules and how to report abuse
  • Advice on how to deal with cyberbullying and online grooming

These were last updated in October 2017

Safety Online

Be Secure Online e-book

Good-Gaming-Guide

Guide to Parental Controls on commonly used devices

IPad

IPhone

Ipod Touch

Nintendo

PS3 and PSP

PS4 and Vita

Xbox


CBBC Stay Safe

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe or click the link below.

Interactive games, stories and songs for children about staying safe on the internet.


Think U Know

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/ or click the link below.

Try the Cyber Cafe and learn all about safety in chat rooms, on email and SMS/Text messaging.

When you’re done, take the interactive test to see how much you know.


Digizen (Digital Citizen)

www.digizen.org or click the link below.

Information for Educators, Parents and Children on Digital Citizenship.

There are some very useful resources on subjects including Social Networking and a great Family agreement to download and print http://www.digizen.org/digicentral/family-agreement-print.aspx.

 


Yahoo Safely

https://uk.safely.yahoo.com/ or click the link below.

Safety tips for protecting your privacy online.


Kids Smart

www.kidsmart.org.uk/ or click the link below.

Learn about the internet and being a SMART surfer.


NetSmart

www.netsmartz.org or click the link below.

Resources designed to help teach children how to be safer on & offline.

Designed for childern aged 5-17 years.


iKeepSafe

www.ikeepsafe.org or click the link below.

Includes safety, security and ethics tools and resources for helping families and educators teach children to use the internet safely and wisely.


Digiduck

www.kidsmart.org.uk/teachers/ks1/digiduck.aspx or click the link below.

A story of friendship and responsibility online for KS1 children.


Insafe

www.saferinternet.org or click the link below.

Site of the European Union’s Insafe network, a part of the EU Safer Internet Plus programme.


Parent Port

http://www.parentport.org.uk/ or click the link below.

ParentPort is run by the UK’s media regulators. They set and enforce standards across the media to protect children from inappropriate material.

Seen or heard something unsuitable for children? Maybe it was a programme on TV or online, a film, an advert, a video game or something in a magazine. At ParentPort you can find out about the standards expected from the media, make a complaint and share your views.


Vodafone

http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents.html or click the link below.

Vodafone have created a special Digital Parenting magazine, available on their parents pages, alongside all sorts of advice, information and tips


UK Safer Internet Centre

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ or click the link below

E-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

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