Technology is an essential resource to support teaching and learning. It also plays an important role in the everyday lives of children and adults alike. The way in which our children engage with the internet and technology is constantly changing and we need to equip our children for the changing demands that new technology brings. E-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Grestone Academy. It is an integral part of children’s education in today’s digital world and is embedded in their learning at school.
Children need help and support to recognise and avoid online safety risks and build their resilience. Parents play a key role ensuring that their children are equipped and supported to stay safe on line. Our policies and practices and the links below will provide you with support and advice at home to do this.
Please see the links below for websites with more information. Click on the icon to go to the relevant site.
Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people from Think U Know. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting and online gaming.
CEOP across the UK and maximises international links to tackle child sex abuse; includes information and advice for parents, news, and a facility to report abuse.
Internet Matters is designed for parents to access simple, easy and practical advice about online safety for their children. It provides tips on protecting children from online grooming, cyberbullying, privacy and identity theft and inappropriate content.
ParentINFO is a collaboration between ParentZone and CEOP. There are useful guides and articles on helping your child stay safe online.
Childnet International is a registered UK charity that aims to make the internet a safe place for children and young people.
NSPCC Share Aware Campaign, have a useful guide to the social networks children and young people are using on their Net Aware website.
Keep safe with Doug...find out lots of useful information!
This Safety Hub provides information and advice about a range of popular platforms that is easy to understand.