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Online Safety


Be smart on the internetOur Digital Universe

Students:

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... 

 

Parents:

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

PDF icon A Parent's Guide to Dealing with 'Sexting'

PDF icon Advice for Parents on Cyberbullying

28 Acronyms used by Teenagers

Sadfishing - a growing trend on social media. What is it and how might it affect your child.


Wavellmails:

19th November 2021

 TikTok Warning

7th September 2021

 Social Media

PDF icon Social Media Attachment


Social Media

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

Facebookask.fmInstagramSnapchatTwitterTumblr        

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

   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

saferinternetSafer Internet

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

CEOP

CEOP Internet Safety

Advice, help and report centre

 

Share Aware

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.

ChildlineChildline

Advice on how to deal with Cyber Bullying and Sexting

 

Childnet

Childnet

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

BBC WebwiseBBC Webwise

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

ThinkUKnowThink U Know

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people and their parents