At St Josephs’, we believe that the Internet provides many exciting opportunities for education, and learning how to use it is an important part of our pupil’s development. The online world is a fantastic place for young people to explore, with endless opportunities for learning and creativity, but just like the real world there are risks and dangers the children should be aware of and which we should help to protect them from. As a parent/carer you can play a substantial part in ensuring this.
We would like to highlight a few things that you can do to keep your children safe online at home:
Please see the following link for further information: http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/
Please be aware that no filter is 100% accurate. CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) advise that you talk to your child about the sites they use. Here are some questions to get you started:
You may wish to discuss the following with your child:
Although, it might seem like the Internet is a scary and overwhelming place, the best way to keep children safe online is to use your common sense. Keep talking to your children about the Internet and just be aware of what they are doing.
Keeping everyone safe online is really important to us at St Josephs Primary School. We do our best to update you with any recent developments or useful resources and materials. Please note that the government has recently launched a new website, Parent Info, to support parents about online safety. The website has been developed with ParentZone and CEOP.
Parent Info is a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line. Grange School is registered with the site, please see the articles below.
Please choose an article from the feed below.