E Safety is a crucially important factor in keeping children safe. Children are exposed to serious risks online and we must be vigilant about the dangers of interactions in the digital world.
In school, we know that technology can provide great rewards to those that learn to use it well and safely. It's up to us to make sure that these benefits are received whilst, at the same time the risks are limited.
The children are taught how to be safe online in school and we ask that parents offer the same protection for children accessing the internet at home.
Please read this online safety guide for parents;
This page provides links to various resources and websites that can offer help and advice with dealing with the possible risks and dangers online and using the latest operating systems and devices.
Advice and tools to help protect yourself and your family online. Including information about Google SafeSearch, designed to screen sites that contain sexually explicit content and remove them from your search results. While no filter is 100% accurate, SafeSearch helps you avoid content you may prefer not to see or would rather your children did not stumble across.
A very handy guide, telling you how to set up parental controls for Youtube. The Internet's leading video sharing site.
A comprehensive guide for parents which offers advice and guidance on how children and young people use modern technologies to access online material and ways to ensure young people understand how to adopt safe practices
The latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom, at home or just to get with it. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. All the information here is brought to you by the team at the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.
XBox One and XBox Live allows your children to play games and interact with people online and this guide gives you information about how to control this experience and allow your children to experience this whilst reducing risk.
Some instructions to help set up parental controls for the XBox 360.
Ps4is the latest incarnation of the award winning games console. this link gives you information on how to control your child's access to various aspects of its functionality. You can limit the age rating of movies played on the Bluray player, control in-game messaging and also limit in app purchases, among many other things.
A great instruction sheet to help parents make the most of the safety tools and parental controls for Windows 7.
Plus, a link to the Microsoft site with instructions how to set up parental controls on Windows 8 operating system, including how to monitor your child's usage and traffic.