The Internet, E-Mail, Social Networking, Smart Phones, iPads...
They offer many incredible opportunities to expand our knowledge about the World around us and to communicate with each other. As a school we use these facilities all the time.
But it is important that we all, children, parents, friends, relatives and teachers know how to use information technology effectively and safely.
There are also regular media reports about the harmful effects of various games and challenges shared on social media - notably recently the so-called 'MOMO Challenge'
Read this information on MOMO →
Follow the links to websites which we think you will find useful, both to report possible abuses and to learn what you can do to help your children stay safe online.
Report Harmful Content →
A new site, 'Reporting harmful online content' is provided by UK Safer Internet Centre
and operated by SWGfL
(South West Grid for Learning).
This well known child protection charity has teamed up with O2 to bring you useful information and advice. You can also call 0808 800 5002.
Net Aware →
The NSPCC's information about social networks. This gives you detailed information on various social networks, age limits for use (most have a 13+ minimum age) and the likelihood of finding various categories of unsuitable content.
A site created by CEOP the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.
A site from Childnet covering 'Digital Citizenship'
Safer Internet Centre →
Information for parents about online safety.