Keeping our pupils safe is always a priority at St Mary’s school and this extends to the way the children use technology.
We have produced our own booklet which highlights some of the key aspects of staying safe online and the Children's rules they follow when using technology at school.
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:
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 the document below and take a look.
created a really useful document that guides parents to supporting young people online
Online line gaming guidance:
A brilliant story, created by Childnet, that helps younger children understand how to stay safe online:
NSPCC provide some really good child-friendly videos that help to tackle difficult situations online. They also include great guides on parental controls
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)
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)
Safer Internet Centre (Advice and resources area has a section for parents and carers. It includes a guide to technology and information on setting up parental controls and safety tools on social networking sites)
Vodaphone Digital Parenting (Guides parents with how to use control settings)
Connect Safely (Parents guide to Facebook, Google+, Snapchat and Instagram)
Hector's World (Educational program aimed at children from age 2-9 with a section for parents)
Searchbox (Links to search sites for children)
BBC Webwise (Advice and information)