The Internet is essential in 21st century life for education, business and social interaction. As children move up through the school their access to various types of technology increases and it stands to reason that their exploration and curiosity increases too. Social media, online games, websites and apps can be accessed through mobile phones, computers, laptops and tablets – all of which form a part of children and young people’s online world; it is an integral part of children and young people’s lives. The positives of the digital world overwhelmingly outweigh the negatives but children, schools and parents all need to be aware of various online risks. For further information, please see our Online Safety Policy.
If you would like to share any information or require any further support please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher.
Please see below the following websites offering further information, advice and resources:
Online Safety Newsletter
To support you in educating your children and to help keep them safe online we send out a monthly online safety newsletter. This will guide you on any current safety tools for identified websites and give you a general overview of the ways to keep your children safe when using the Internet.