Online Safety

Keeping your children safe online – Information for Parents

This guidance is to support you to keep your children safe online. This is especially important for you in the current situation where children are accessing their learning online and using technology as a form of socialising and communication.

The most important thing you can do is talk to your children about what they do online and how they can stay safe.

You can also help to keep them safe online by having parental controls set up and monitoring what your children are accessing online.

Below are some links to useful resources to help you:

  • To ensure that you have parental controls set up on the devices that your children are using,
  • Give you information and advice about the sites and apps that your children are accessing
  • To get help to report any concerns and remove any inappropriate content or material.
  • Internet matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • London Grid for Learning – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware – for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
  • Parent info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow – for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
  • UK Safer Internet Centre – advice for parents and carers
  • https://www.net-aware.org.uk/tips-and-advice/ – tips and advice on how to talk to your children
  • https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers Childnet have produced resources for 3-7 year olds and 7-11 year olds they are safe activities you can do from home with your children:
  • For 3-7 year olds – Click HERE
  • For 7-11 year olds – Click HERE

If you have any concerns or worries about anything in your children’s online learning or any other sites/apps or inappropriate content that we should be aware of, please do let us know by phoning school – 01225 858776 (although this may not always manned) or emailing office@bathford.bwmat.org

Please contact Mrs Hayter via office@bathford.bwmat.org or your child’s class teacher via Class Dojo if you have any questions or need any further advice.

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