Online safety

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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

Top Tip:

Don't have devices at the dinner table. Develop relationships through conversation ( rules apply to adults and young people )

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All the guides posted on this site are produced by National Online Safety. Find out more.


September 2021

Social Media

September 2021

Developing good online habits

OCTOBER 2021

Games consoles

NoVEMBER 2021

Games

DecEMBER 2021

Mental Health

January 2022

Online Bullying

March 2022

Privacy

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 )




Keeping in control : How to set up Parental controls ( Android Apps - Click here ) ( iphone Apps - Click here )

If you need help or additional advice, contact the college via email by clicking here