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At Newlands Primary School we take all aspects of pupil's safety as priority. Whilst the Internet is a fantastic resource for learning, entertainment and communication, it does have the potential to pose a risk. At school we teach the children about how to keep safe online, we participate in the Safer Internet Day initiative and we have worked with other schools in the Redbridge and Lordshill Federation to produce and promote the Lock it, Block it, Show it, Tell it initiative.

 

 

Parents and carers play a key role in supporting children to learn about how to stay safe online, and they are one of the first people children turn to if things go wrong. We know it can be difficult to stay on top of the wide range of sites and devices that young people use, so we hope that the following advice helps.

Four steps:

  1. Have ongoing conversations with your children about staying safe online
  2. Use safety tools on social networks and other online services, eg Facebook privacy settings
  3. Decide if you want to use parental controls on your home internet
  4. Understand devices and the parental control tools they offer in our Parents' Guide to Technology

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Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

 

CEOP (ceop.police.uk) Information and reporting of online grooming or sexual abuse

 

Thinkyouknow advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online

 

Childnet (childnet.com/parents-and-carers) Advice for parents and carers

 

LGfL support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

 

Internet Matters Help on using parental controls and privacy settings from

 

Parent info support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

 

Common Sense Media (commonsense.orgReviews and information about games, apps, TV shows and websites.

 

Net-aware support for parents and carers from the NSPCC

 

UK Safer Internet Centre Tips, advice and guides for parents and carers

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