Parents and carers play a key role in supporting children to learn about how to stay safe online, and they are one of the first people children turn to if things go wrong. We know it can be difficult to stay on top of the wide range of sites and devices that young people use, so we hope that the following advice helps. Click below for more information:
Parent/ Carer Guides
Below are a wealth of further resources to support parents and guardians understand more about apps and programmes their children may be drawn to.
Safer Internet Day is run by the INSAFE network and is celebrated every year across the world.
This day is designed to help pupils and parents become more aware of the safety messages that your children receive in school in order to reinforce them in your home environment.
Previous themes include ‘Let’s create a better internet together.’ To celebrate the many positives of the internet, and to raise awareness of the issues that children and young people face online today, there were lots of different activities throughout the day in each class.
Parent packs are available on our website so click on these links:
Here is the most current resource you will find on using Facebook safely. What’s more, the Facebook checklist helps you understand and manage the information you share online with others.
The UK Safer Internet Centre has lots of information to help
Click here for the new Privacy Basics tool which helps you take control over the ads that you see by checking and changing your preferences, and there is information on how you can remove or block an app or game, or adjust the privacy settings.