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Keeping Children Safe Online
Online safety is taught once a half term in every year group. We use the Education for a Connected World framework to structure this part of our curriculum. In addition to this, we participate in Safer Internet Day each year. Discussions around online safety issues are also woven into most computing lessons (for example, when using an app, there may be a discussion about how to create a safe username and password).
Tips & Advice. From age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, you’ll find a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.
An outstanding resource, this is a go-to destination for parents who want advice and support about how to keep children safe online. It contains information and guidance about the main e-safety issues children might be exposed to when browsing the internet. The site contains excellent guides to help parents understand information relevant to their child’s age, the latest in connected technologies, mobile applications, social networking and online gaming. It also has instructions for parents on how to set up parental controls for specific broadband and mobile providers, devices and content providers.
Net Aware – This excellent resource is produced by O2 and NSPCC. It is a guide for parents to the most popular sites, apps and games that young people use. Using reviews from adults and children, it helps parents decide if a site is right for their child, if it’s age appropriate and explores what risks they might encounter.
Parental Controls & Privacy Setting Guides
www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/broadband-mobile/ – Broadband & mobile networks parental controls. Broadband, mobile and WiFi providers offer filters to limit the inappropriate content a child might see. As these typically have to be set manually, you’ll find a comprehensive list of parental control guides that we’ve created to make this process easier to follow with our step by step videos and visual instructions.
Broadband & mobile networks. Broadband, mobile and WiFi providers offer filters to limit the inappropriate content a child might see. As these typically have to be set manually, you’ll find a comprehensive list of parental control guides that we’ve created to make this process easier to follow with our step by step videos and visual instructions.
For those that aren’t on one of the major ISP’s here is a link to the best Parental control software;
"Zero to Ten" - Online Safeguarding Presentation & Resources
Online Safeguarding Presentation for Alexandra Primary School parents & carers led by Peter Cowley, Achieving for Children’s Lead Adviser for Online Services & Safety and CEOP Ambassador – January 2020
This link will take you to all the resources mentioned during the presentation (and more!).
An additional folder contains Information Sheets with useful Parent Guides and Fact Sheets.
If you missed the presentation, this final link allows you to watch a video of a similar presentation.
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Reporting an Incident
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Useful Links for parents: