Quick Links

Quick Links

The Wavell School

Online Safety

Be smart on the internetOur Digital Universe


The internet is an amazing place for you to learn, have fun and chat with your friends. However it can also be a dangerous place if not used safely.

Follow these simple rules when using the internet at School and at home to help keep you safe...

For further information, help and advice click here... 



The internet is an amazing resource which enables your child to learn, communicate and be creative. However being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be difficult. You may sometimes feel that your children know more about technology than you do, however they still need advice and protection when it comes to technology and online safety. These following guides are intended to help you understand more about the digital universe of your children and how to help keep them safe. 

Parents guide to new technology- links and tips about popular devices

Child safety Online - A practical guide for parents and carers whose children are using social media

Parents guide to parental controls - how to set up parental controls on computers at home

Online Grooming

Sexting & Sending Nudes

 A Parent's Guide to Dealing with 'Sexting'

 Advice for Parents on Cyberbullying

28 Acronyms used by Teenagers

We also regularly include guides for parents on the latest trends and issues to be aware of in our Weekly Wave Newsletter.


 TikTok Warning Social Media

 Social Media Attachment

Social Media

Parent guides to popular social media sites can be found here...


Further useful information regarding all issues surrounding online safety can be found via the links below:

  • Parent Info
    A collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line.

  • Net Aware 
    Up to date guidance on social media sites and apps

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

  • CEOP Internet Safety
    Advice, help and report centre

  • NSPCC 'Share Aware' 
    Understand online safety and how to have conversations about keeping safe online.

  • The BRECK Foundation
    Raising awareness of playing safe whilst using the internet 

  • PEGI
    Pan European Game Info. Recommendations regarding the age suitability of game content.

  • Childline
    Advice on how to deal with Cyber Bullying and Sexting

  • Childnet
    All the information parents need to know to keep their children safe online

  • BBC Webwise
    A range of video and written guides to help you to get connected and develop online skills.

  • Think U Know
    Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people and their parents