The Internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s, and for parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of, such as social media, forums, cyberbullying and inappropriate websites.

E-safety is one of our key priorities for ensuring our children stay safe at school but there are also some useful resources and tips to help parents keep their child safe online.

Below are a list of resources and websites for you to access.

Parents and Carers Checklist

Cyberbullying Factsheet

Inappropriate Websites Factsheet

Grooming Factsheet

Do you know about PEGI?  PEGI issue the ratings for computer and electronic games.  The rating they give reflects the suitability of the game for particular age groups; not the level of difficulty.  More information can be found here PEGI Ratings.

 

Did you know you can set parental controls on the internet in your home?

Below we have included information / links for some of the most used internet suppliers.  If yours isn’t listed, contact your internet provider for details!

Setting Parental Controls on BT Internet

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Setting Parental Controls on Sky Internet

 

Setting Parental Controls on TalkTalk Internet

Please click here to link to the TalkTalk Demo

 

Setting Parental Controls on Virgin Media Internet

The school’s safeguarding policy can be found on this page.

A letter from the WASP (Witchford Area Schools Partnership) about social networking can be found here WASP Social Networking Letter.