Online safety encompasses the internet, mobile phones, games consoles and wireless technologies. Schools have a responsibility to educate pupils about the benefits and risks of using technology.
Further information and weblinks on e-safety:
- Know IT All – an interactive e-safety guide for parents & carers
- Online Safety Booklet for Parents
- Minecraft is one of the world’s most popular games, especially with children. Click here to find out how to help your kids play safely.
- Thinkuknow website provides information to support parents and carers to understand and respond to the risks their children may face as they grow. It covers a broad range of online safety issues from nude selfies to what to do if you think your child is being groomed online.
- NSPCC Share Aware Booklet
The Children’s Commissioner for England and Tes have produced simplified terms and conditions for Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook to help parents and carers support their children to manage their rights and privacy online.
Further information: Young peoples’ rights on social media