Staying safe online is something that is important for everyone, but especially so for children as they are more vulnerable to the dangers that exist. It is vitally important that they need to know what they should and should not do to keep themselves self when using the internet and communicating electronically. Just as we teach children to cross the road safely, teachers and parents both must ensure they are doing all they can to guide young children to be safe online. This page will be updated with information about what parents can do to ensure their child uses the internet safely and responsibly when they are not in school.
The following file is a list of social media apps identified by Police in Child Sexual Exploitation investigations
Online identity theft is an increasing problem and can affect your child too. Good online privacy settings will of course help with general internet safety but it also protects from things like identity theft (1 in 40 families have been affected by child identity theft) as well as algorithm-triggered advertising. The following link is to a guide for parents about protecting the privacy of their child online, produced by Comparitech and promoted by our website provider. PrimarySite.