St Mary's C.E. Primary School

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E-Safety @ St Mary's 

Keeping our pupils safe is always a priority at St Mary’s school and this extends to the way the children use technology. We recently conducted our annual Online Safety survey with some of our Key Stage 2 children. Click on the link below to read some of the key findings:

/docs/key_points_from_ks2_esafety_survey.docx  

 

Internet Matters created a very useful leaflet that helps provide useful E-safety tips for parents who have children between the ages of 6-11. Click on HERE to download the leaflet and take a look. 

 

Childnet created a really useful document that guides parents to supporting young people online

http://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Supporting-young-people-online.pdf 

 

Cyberbullying guidance: http://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Cyberbullying-guidance2.pdf 

 

Online line gaming guidance: http://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Online-gaming-an-introduction-for-parents-and-carers-2017.pdf 

 

 A brilliant story, created by Childnet, that helps younger children understand how to stay safe online: http://www.childnet.com/ufiles/DigiDuck-eBook.pdf 

 

NSPCC provide some really good child-friendly videos that help to tackle difficult situations online. They also include great guides on parental controls

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/ 

 

Below are some really high-quality websites that can provide support for online safety: 

CEOP- Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre site (Guides parents with how to use control settings) 

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/parents/

https://www.wizcase.com/blog/the-ultimate-guide-to-safe-online-browsing/ 

 

Childnet Parents and Carers site (Includes section on hot topics and information on parental controls and gaming)

http:/www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers

For parental controls on Xbox: https://support.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-360/security/xbox-live-parental-control 

For parental controls on Playstation: https://www.playstation.com/en-gb/get-help/help-library/my-account/parental-controls/parental-controls-on-playstation-4/ 

For parental controls on YouTube: https://www.safesearchkids.com/youtube-parental-controls/#.WgMg249-rIU 

Take Control (Parent guide, provided by PEGI, on how to set controls on games Slide 1 

Take Control (Parent guide, provided by PEGI, on how to set controls on games Slide 2 

YouTube control setting guidance 

 

Think U Know (Parent area includes sections on information on how to keep your child safe and making a report on behalf of your child) 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents 

 

Safer Internet Centre (Advice and resources area has a section for parents and carers. It includes a guided to technology and information on setting up parental controls and safety tools on social networking sites)

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk 

 

Vodaphone Digital Parenting (Guides parents with how to use control settings) 

https://parentzone.org.uk/system/files/attachments/Digital%20Parenting%205.pdf 

http://www.vodaphone.com/content/parents.html 

 

Connect Safely (Parents guide to Facebook, Google+, Snapchat and Instagram)

http://www.connectsafely.org/guides

 

Hector's World (Educational program aimed at children from age 2-9 with a section for parents)

http://hectorsworld.netsafe.org.uk

 

Searchbox (Links to search sites for children)

http://www.searchbox.co.uk/kids.htm

 

BBC Webwise (Advice and information)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/