It is important that everyone (both children and adults) know how to stay safe when you are on the Internet. It is something that we encourage everyone to do during thier time at Elms School.
Staying safe and making sure our children are safe is part of our everyday lives. This concern needs to apply to all areas of our lives, and we need to ensure that is also applies to our use of the Internet, E-mail and mobile phones.
Would you leave your front door open to anyone who passes? Would you advertise your personal details for all to see? Would you allow your children to talk to strangers whilst unsupervised? These are some of the questions that you need to ask yourself when thinking about E-safety
E-Safety - Parents/Carers
The Internet is a exciting, valuable resource and part of out everyday lives. It can also be a tool that is abused by a minority so we should all be aware of the dangers so that they can be avoided.
Please take some time to visit the links below to inform you of how to stay safe yourself and safeguard your children when they are using the Internet.
BBC Webwise gives you help and advice about how to keep yourself safe and use the Internet..
The NSPCC have some fantastic information about How to setup parental controls, being share aware and how to talk to children about staying safe online.
As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online.The UK Safety Internet Centre has a wealth of Tips, advice, guides and resources to help youachieve this.
Childnet International. A website with information about how to make the Internet a safe and exciting place to be.
Think You Know website associated with CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection). A valuable source of information, Frequently Asked Questions and advice as to how to keep your children safe on the Internet
Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online?
Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors
Please click HERE for advice on Key Topics to do with Internet/ Online Safety