Online Safety

This can also be called ‘internet safety’, ‘online safety’ or ‘web safety’. E-safety is often defined as the safe and responsible use of technology. This includes the use of the internet and also other means of communication using electronic media (eg text messages, gaming devices, email etc).

Useful Links

Child Exploitation and Online Protection

The police’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.

Get Safe Online

A beginner’s guide to using the Internet safety, including a quiz and some video tutorials about how to ‘stay safe’ on-line.

Kid Smart

Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has been developed by the children’s internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.

Bullying

One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on bullying.

Parent Info Vodafone

Vodafone have developed this website in conjunction with mumsnet. It is very accessible and provides information and guidance to parents with understanding their child’s digital world and get more involved. There is even an on-line test to see how much you know!

K9 Web Protection

K9 web protection is a useful tool to filter out unwanted websites. This is ideal for stopping children accessing adult type sites. Please be aware that this as not been developed by the school and we can not take responsibility of this not working.

Online Safety Training

Throughout the year pupils and staff will be taught about the principles of Online Safety.

Hope High School plans to hold yearly Online Safety days, were experts in the field will be invited into school to speak to pupils, parents and staff.

Some links:

Reporting harmful content online

https://reportharmfulcontent.online/

Parent guide to Fortnite

http://www.childnet.com/blog/a-parents-guide-to-fortnite-battle-royale

Think you know

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/band-runner

BBC own it

https://www.bbc.com/ownit

What is a snapchat streak
www.childnet.com/blog/what-is-a-snapchat-streak

Royal Foundation - Bullying task force project 

 

 

Online Safety

 

Online safety for parents and carers

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