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ICT & e-Safety

The internet is a wonderful way to communicate, learn and extend our knowledge about a wide variety of topics. However, it is important that we stay safe when online. Click on the links below to learn more about staying safe online.

 UK safer internet centre  Kidsmart
 ThinkUKnow  CEP report police

Within the school children are taught ICT and it is used to support learning throughout the curriculum. Whilst studies have looked at the benefits of having access to a computer and/or access to the Internet at home it is important to keep your child safe.

To keep your child safe the following tips should be considered:

  • Setting security settings within Internet Explorer or other browsers
  • Locate the computer in a family area where possible
  • Consider the use of mobiles phones, games consoles and other devices with access to the internet
  • Regularly check the Internet sites your child has visited by looking in the history and favourites.

Your child should also be advised to:

  • Tell you about the websites they are using
  • Only use child friendly search engines
  • Only email people they know
  • Never give out personal information
  • Never arrange to meet people they have met on the Internet without talking to an adult first
  • Only use a webcam with people they know
  • Tell you immediately if they see anything they are unhappy with

Reassure that you want to keep your child safe rather than taking Internet access away from them.

A parents guide to E- Safety can be found below:

pdf iconCYPF eSafety Parents Leaflet.pdf (2.3MB)


Additional Information

For further information please click on the links below:

Think U Know

CEOP

Childnet


Child Friendly Search Engines

Kids Click

KidRex

Safe Search Kids