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Safety and Learning

E-Safety- Staying safe online

If we have to learn from home at any point during these unusual times lots of us will be looking to online learning  tools to help educate and entertain our young people. For many parents and carers online safety may be more of an issue than usual. It is hard trying to work from home as many of us have had to do and occupy our home learners.

NSPCC

The NSPCC website is really useful for general information on keeping children safe and help for a range of issues.

CEOP and Parent Zone

Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP are two excellent national websites where you can find information about staying safe online and what to do if you have any concerns about online safey.

CEOP Think u Know  – Online Safety at Home

This page has been created to direct parents to support during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, CEOP will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your children to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

 

We Recommend:

  • Children of the age to attend Queensway Infant Academy should be supervised when using online electromic devices.  This does not mean you need to look over their shoulder at everything they do.  They should be somewhere where they can be easily seen and checked up on to make sure they are staying safe and can ask any questions if they get stuck or worried.
  • Parents and carers should talk to their children about staying safe online and encourage children to tell or show a grown up if they see anything that makes them uncomfortable.
  • To ensure your children’s online experience is safe and fun, we suggest setting up parental controls.  Follow the links to find out more or contact the school and speak to Mr Slaney’

    www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/

    Parental Controls & Privacy Settings Guides – Internet Matters

    Help to make the internet safer for your child. Use our step by step guides to help put the right parental controls and privacy settings in place.

    www.internetmatters.org

    https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/parental-controls/

    Parental controls | NSPCC

    If you’re worried about what your child’s searching for or seeing online, we can help you to set up parental controls and keep them safe.

    www.nspcc.org.uk