Old Hall Junior School

Old HallJunior School

Online Safety

Crossing the road safely. Making good decisions on the internet. Is one more important than the other?

The ever-changing ways that the internet can be used, particularly by children, make keeping up to date with e-Safety advice an essential part of education at home and school.

ACTION YOU CAN TAKE AT HOME

* Watch e-Safety videos with your child (child-friendly) here.

Social media hip hop:

*  Play some e-Safety games here.

*  Alan Mackenzie is an e-Safety consultant who writes regularly for schools and     parents. Keep up to date with changes and advice with his newsletters (downloadable here.)

*   Tips for parents from EE here.

*   School's Online Safety policy - click here

 *  Visit www.nspcc.org.uk/shareaware for useful information regarding helping      your child stay safe when using social networks.

*   Although our school does not endorse any particular safeguarding software, some parents highly recommend Net Nanny. (NN site here.)

 

*   Leaflet for Parents: "What can parents/carers do to help children keep safe online?" here

*  We have been informed about a website that parents may find helpful.The website is www.commonsensemedia.org.  This website provides independent reviews, age ratings and other information about a range of apps, such as musical.ly, Instagram and Snapchat as well as a range of other types of media.  We hope you find it useful.