In the ever changing world we live in, technology is expanding and being used in many different and exciting ways, helping us expand our horizons. With new technology being released all the time, we are open to a vast amount of information and we are also able to communicate with a whole world of new and exciting people. Whilst this is extremely exciting, we need to be sure to keep ourselves and our family safe online.
We have attached six top tips for keeping your child safe online, which is produced by the LGfL.
Acceptable Use Agreements
Sometimes, in this quickly changing world, it can be difficult to understand what your role when keeping your child safe on-line. We have chosen to adopt this Parent Acceptable Use Agreement as a tool kit for parents in knowing how they can support their children. This is partnered by our Staff, Governor and Volunteer Acceptable Use Policy.
We also have Acceptable Use agreements for children, one for children in EY and Key Stage 1, and another for children in Key Stage 2. These are discussed in class within online safety lessons and signed by the children. These can be found under the 'Children' tab of the website.
Want to know more?
The Think U Know website is a great place for children and parents to find out more about keeping safe online.
Another very user friendly site is the London Grid for Learning:
Technology is evolving all the time, so to support you in keeping your child e-Safe, here are some parents' guides to some of the more popular social media sites, apps and games that your child may be talking with their friends about.
Safer Internet Day 2022
Safer Internet Day is something that we mark every year in school, as well as ensuring that online safety is part of our year-round curriculum. This year's Safer Internet day was celebrated world wide on Tuesday 8th February. The theme for this year was "All fun and games?" and explored relationships and respect online.
There are some great resources that you can use as a family on the 'Internet Matters' site: