Online Safety

Technology and the Internet can be fantastic – they can help our children to learn, to create amazing things, to communicate and to entertain themselves and each other. Our children are surrounded by this technology – it is part and parcel of their daily lives. 

Using technology and the Internet well is about using it safely and responsibly. Things can go wrong by accident or if behaviour isn’t sensible or respectful.  Our job is not to stop our young people from using technology but to ensure that they have the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to successfully navigate themselves through the online world, so they become good digital citizens.

Helpful Resources

Supporting Young People Online

Supporting Young People Online

Online Safety Policy

Online Safety Policy

Young People and Social Networking Sites

Young People and Social Networking Sites

Keeping Under 5's Safe Online

Keeping Under 5's Safe Online

Online Family Usage Agreement

Online Family Usage Agreement

Internet Safety Day

Internet Safety Day

Useful Links

Guidance regarding the new Snapchat map feature. Guidance regarding Musical.ly
How to set parental controls and all the main devices and websites. Find out more about cyber bullying & prevention.
Find out about cyber bullying, grooming, sharing personal information. A guide to internet safety and safe surfing.
Parental Guide: Tools and tips to keep online safe.  Report Online Terrorism.

Report an Issue

Child Exploitation Online Protection (CEOP) website is a police agency tackling child abuse on the internet.
Internet Watch Foundation website is the UK’s hotline for reporting illegal content found on the Internet.
UK Safer Internet Centre – Need help? Gives help and advice about how to report online concerns such as cyberbullying, inappropriate content or illegal behaviour.
  • Controls on Shared Devices -
  • Keep your devices safe - Over the holidays, many children will get new devices or spend lots of hours on devices that have access to the internet. Because of this, it is a good time of year to check the settings so that you are protected. Use the link below to learn more: Controls
  • Online Games Advice from the NSPCC - Gaming can be a great way for young people to relax, socialise with their friends and have fun. Children can play on games consoles, apps or websites, and chat to other players or watch them play through live-streaming. But there are some dangers. And with so many games available online, it can be hard for parents […]
  • Smartphone Advice - Click here for some top parental tips!