VERY useful site for parents/carers from the NSPCC.
At The Cedars Primary School we follow the SMART rules
As young people are using ICT more and more, learning about e-Safety becomes increasingly important. Rather than blocking their experience of the online world they need to be taught how to be responsible citizens capable of dealing with the issues associated with being online. Methods of communicating using ICT:
Risks can include
We make sure our pupils, parents and staff:
As part of the ICT curriculum at The Cedars Primary School, all children are taught a unit on How to Stay Safer Online at a level appropriate to their age and understanding. It includes knowing what is personal information and the need to keep it safe, who to tell if someone or something makes them feel uncomfortable or worried as well as lessons on cyber bullying, what it is, how to avoid getting involved and where to seek advice. This is revisited throughout the school year in both ICT lessons and PSHE.
Below please find guides and links to some useful websites. They do not hope to cover everything, but provide a start and give links to other on-line guides and help.
the legal terms of Facebook states, along with other things, that
You will not provide any false personal information on Facebook, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
You will not use Facebook if you are under 13.
We are aware that children may have Facebook accounts and therefore feel it is extremely important that parents know how to try to keep their children safe by having their settings are set to a safe level.
Parent's Guide to Facebook
An online magazine to support all those who use mobile technologies has been launched by Vodaphone.
DIGITAL PARENTING from VodaPhone
Think U Know
Hector's World Safety Button
Foster Carers and Adopters
Get Safe Online
The Parents' and Carers Guide to the Internetcreated by CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre)
watch on You Tube or Vimeo