Online Safety advice

The information on this page is intended to support parents to help their children stay safe online. If you have concerns or are worried about your child's use of technology please contact the relevant student manager at school who will be able to help.

 

This short animation tackles the parental concern of ‘Who are your children talking to online?’, providing practical tips for parents to help their children stay safe. There are a number of help sheets featured in the animation that can be accessed by clicking these links:

Social media

These guides give a brief overview of some of the more popular social media tools:

Facebook, Ask.fm, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pintrest, Tumblr

New technology

General advice about buying and setting up devices for use by children:

Online Safety Blog

We have recently reviewed a wide range of websites for parents that give information and advice relating to all aspects of safeguarding.

Parent Info from CEOP

Parent Info provides high quality information to parents and carers about their childrens' wellbeing and resilience. Schools can host the content on their own website and use it in any other ways (in letters to parents etc) that they want.

Over the summer holidays we will carrying out essential engineering work to improve significant parts of the school's network infrastructure. This will mean that all computer systems and the school network will not be available between Monday 28th July and Friday 1st August.

You trust web sites to protect your communications when you see the little lock icon in your web browser. This is why it's okay typing passwords or your credit card numbers into web sites.

February 11th 2014 is Safer Internet Day and this is celebrated every year across Europe, and in other countries worldwide. This year’s theme is “Let’s create a better internet together.”


Useful links for parents and carers

These links have been provided by kelsi.org.uk and are designed to help parents and carers support their children in using technology.

General advice websites