Computing and Online Safety
Please see our online safety guide to safely using YouTube by clicking here
Our Code of Conduct for Staying Safe Online
The E-Safety Monitors worked together to create a code of conduct to help others to stay safe online. Follow these useful rules to keep yourself safe:
Our E-Safety Rules
- Never share your passwords and personal information online.
- Don’t speak to strangers or meet people from online.
- Think about what you’re saying online – be polite!
- Think carefully before posting pictures and videos – do you have permission?
- If you are worried about something online, tell a trusted adult.
Useful weblinks for children:
Supervise and talk about your child’s online activities
Set up parental controls
https://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/ Searchable step-by-step guides for setting parental controls on specific devices, social media apps, search engines, gaming consoles and broadband networks.
Limit screen time
Report any concerns that you have
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Get-help/Reporting-an-incident/ Reporting an online safety incident to CEOP (the CEOP Education team is a part of the National Crime Agency)
Do you know your Tiktok from your Discord? Get to know the apps your child is using and find information about how to keep your child safe.
https://www.internetmatters.org/hub/?tab=apps-platforms Parent guides to latest apps and safety news
Other Useful Websites
BBC Own It
The BBC Own It pages have lots of great videos and articles about how to help your child have a positive experience online.
CEOP / Thinkuknow Website
Lots of articles with information about all aspects of online safety
UK Safer Internet Centre Website
Guides for using different internet connected devices such as phones, smart tvs, games consoles, tablets, smart speakers and laptops.