Stay Safe Online
The internet is great....games, chat rooms, finding out information! We want you to be completely safe when using the internet so that you enjoy and use it properly. Safety on the internet is called E-safety - the E stands for Electronic!
E-Safety Top Tips for Parents
One of the fastest growing areas of internet use today is social networking. There are over 3,000 social networking sites on the internet. This is changing the way that we communicate. On most of these sites, it is incredibly easy to communicate with our friends, in many cases, sharing lots of personal information and photographs.
These three common social network sites all have age limits:
There are some things to remember when you are surfing the internet.
REPORT ABUSE OR GAIN ADVICE...
If you would like to report abuse online or would like further advice and support, click on the links below:
All devices owned by the school, but are taken off site, have filtering controls in place via Lightspeed Relay. Information about this service is available by CLICKING HERE.
All activity on school owned devices is also monitored through a school managed system called Smoothwall. Any inappropriate activity could lead to permission to borrow a device being withdrawn, or further disciplinary action, in line with the School's Acceptable Use agreement.
As a School, we work hard to ensure that our e-safety procedures are robust, our staff are well trained to promote e-safety and that our children understand the risk associated with online activity.
As part of our work in this area, we utilise the audit and development tools from 360 Safe (https://360safe.org.uk).