Online Safety

Online Safety Newsletter: Nov 2017

Children need guidance in developing their own set of responsible behaviours to keep them safe when online, but equally they should know that, if things go wrong, they may seek help and support from any trusted adult.


E-safety risks have traditionally been classified as those involving content, contact and commerce. When online, for example, children may be exposed to inappropriate content which may upset or embarrass them, or which could potentially lead to their involvement in crime and anti-social behaviour. Some people use the internet to groom children with the ultimate aim of exploiting them sexually,while ICT offers new weapons for bullies who may torment their victims, for instance using websites or text messages.


Internet Day 2016 took place on the 9th February, with the theme Play your part for a better internet!

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Useful Resources

Link for the latest

version of Digital Parenting. Online magazine  to help parents keep up to date with technology and issues about online safety

What social networks are children using?


From Facebook and Instagram to Snapchat and Tumblr, Net Aware is a simple guide for parents to the most popular social networks, apps and games





Children are now citizens born into a digital world, growing up surrounded by and immersed in the technology and tools of the digital age. Children’s access to technology has increased phenomenally in recent years: ICT is embedded in reception classrooms and is a constant and prevalent feature of school life; home access is on the increase,
while connectivity from public locations such as libraries and youth clubs is now commonplace.



Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets