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E-Safety

E-safety (Internet Safety)
There is a constant and fast paced evolution of Computing within our society as a whole.
Currently the internet technologies children and young people are using both inside and outside of the classroom include: websites, Learning Platforms and Virtual Learning Environments, e-mail and instant messaging, chat rooms and social networking, blogs and wikis, podcasting, video broadcasting, music downloading, gaming, mobile/ smart phones with text, video and/ or web functionality and other mobile devices with web functionality

Whilst exciting and beneficial both in and out of the context of education, much Computing, particularly web-based resources, are not consistently policed. All users need to be aware of the range of risks associated with the use of these Internet technologies.

Here are some useful links to keep you up to date on safe guarding your children whilst on the internet:

Click here for Net-Aware from O2 and NSPC
O2 and the NSPCC have teamed up to produce a website supporting parents with understanding the different online apps and games that their children may be using.

Click here to read the latest Fortnite Factsheet For Parents

Momo
Click here – The latest internet trend, reportedly linked to child suicides and self-harm, has been debunked as a hoax, but pupils and parents are still concerned. Find out where it came from and what you should do next.

Please click here for 2018 Parents and Carers Safe Internet Day video

Parentline Plus
Get Safe Online
Parental Control – keeping your child safe online

CEOP resource site – contains CyberCafe
ThinkUKnow

Childnet’s Know-it-all
ChildNet

Here are some useful websites to learn more about E-Safety:

Protecting your child from abuse online                                                                     www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

Parent Online-Safety Leaflets (in 12 Community languages)                                       www.lgfl.net/online-safety/childnet-leaflets-eal

Please click here for Parents and Carers e-Safety Workshop Thursday 9th February, 2018 resources

Digital Mentors
Riya – Peepul Class
Amit – Peepul Class
Janice – Peepul Class
Isaiah D – Willow Class
Sharundeep – Iroko Class