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This month we are sharing with you a website that can be used by parents to ensure safe use of social media sites. The website covers all the main platforms with useful downloadable guides to help parents ensure appropriate settings are enabled to protect the young person when online.
Also available, new resources for KS2 ( " Digital Matters " ) including lesson plans, learning materials and then scenarios enabling learners to test their understanding. Click here to access
Don't have devices at the dinner table. Develop relationships through conversation ( rules apply to adults and young people )
Developing good online habits
September Top Tip: Most social media sites have an age requirement. These are there for a reason. Be a responsible user and help others by sticking to the age limits. Click here for information about game age ratings.
October Top Tip: Set limits and ensure that other activities ( non-screen ) are enjoyed as well.
November Top Tip: Take an interest in what they are doing online, have a conversation.
December Top Tip: Establish an online routine including time limits and where devices can be accessed
January Top Tip: Take some time to teach your child how to use a computer properly. If necessary, learn some health and safety tips yourself.
March Top Tip: Report concerns, don't ignore them. This is a good site to use for both pupils and parents. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
May Top Tip: Don't have devices at the dinner table. Develop relationships through conversation ( rules apply to adults and young people )