E-Safety AT ETCHING HILL
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Please take a moment to click on to the NSPCC website area that is dedicated to helping you to keep children safe online when they are playing games. It is vital that parents fully understand the risks and the best strategies to manage these.
Please click this LINK for some fantastic advise about the latest ways to help your child stay safe and enable you to monitor their online activity.
Internet Safety is such an important part of modern life for children and young people and we recognise the vital part that school plays in educating them about ways in which they must keep themselves safe.
POP UK came in to deliver an assembly to children recently about Social Media and the impact that this has on children and young people. Years 5 and 6 took part in a workshop as part of this, and have recorded three songs which you can listen to on the links below:-
We also want to help to keep parents up to date with all relevant information for continuing the E-Safety ethos at home and out of school time. Below, you will find links to a number of extremely useful on-line resources, all aimed at helping parents to keep up to date with E-Safety related information and advice.
Useful E-Safety Links for parents
www.parentinfo.org/ - This website was developed out of a partnership between CEOP and The Parent Zone and contains lots of good eSafety advice.
www.saferinternet.org.uk - Here you will find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
www.childnet.com- An organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and the safe and positive use of the internet are addressed.
www.thinkuknow.co.uk - The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.
www.kidsmart.org.uk - Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has been developed by the children's internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.
www.bullying.co.uk - One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on cyberbullying.
www.internetmatters.org / - Specific help on how to set up internet controls at home. Guidance and articles for parents about keeping children safe online.
www.digizen.org - A website designed to strengthen awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is. It encourages users of technology to be & become responsible DIGItal citiZENS.
SAFETY CARDS FOR PARENTS - this will take you to the H2b website, where they have produced safety cards for parents about all of the apps and sites children like to access including Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp, TikTok, Twitch etc. This is an excellent resource to help you to understand the way in which children are using these.
Useful E-Safety Links for children