At school we talk to the children about how to stay safe online; every year group teaches an e-safety unit of work during the academic year and special assemblies are also held to inform the children how to stay safe online.
The internet is a wonderful place for young people to explore, with great opportunities for learning and creativity, but just like the real world there are risks and dangers they should be aware of and which we should all act to protect them from.
Just a few simple steps can help keep them safe and give young people the awareness to know what to do if they feel uncomfortable about anything they encounter while on the internet. The links below provide more information about parental controls and how to stay safe online.
The most important thing that you can do is be aware of what your child/children are doing on-line.
This document includes links to websites where there are many useful information sheets and activities regarding online safety which you may find helpful.