At Saint Anne’s we take e-safety issues very seriously. We ensure that all pupils in school are reminded regularly about how to keep safe on the internet. We complete e-safety surveys with pupils to understand the e-safeguarding needs of the children attending our school. We also send monthly parent tips on e-safety issues via our newsletter.
The following websites are suitable for children:
- CBBC Stay Safe - advice for children on online safety.
- Childnet International - for primary children.
- KidSMART - lots of resources aimed at children.
- ThinkUKnow - learning resource for children.
The following websites are useful for parents further guidance and support:
- BBC WebWise - films and resources on staying safe online.
- CEOP YouTube Channel - videos about different aspects of e-safety for parents.
- Childnet International - for teachers and professionals.
- Common Sense Media: Game Reviews - check the games that your children are playing. Giving honest and clear reviews of the game and its content
- Facebook Privacy Settings - a useful guide.
- Internet Matters - a guide to help you through the many issues children can experience when using the internet.
- Internet Watch Foundation - the UK Hotline for reporting criminal online content.
- Report Online Terrorist Material (gov.uk) - report illegal terrorist information, pictures or videos you've found on the internet. Your report will be treated anonymously.
- See It Report It - this website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.
- UK Safer Internet Centre: Parental Controls - how to set up parental controls offered by your home ISP.
These documents are all in pdf format, and are here for you to read/download:
- A Parent's Guide to Facebook
- Facebook Checklist
- How to set up Facebook Privacy Controls
- How to make the most out of Windows 7 Parental Controls
- How to set up Parental Controls on the Xbox 360 (Microsoft)
- How to set up Google Safe Search
- How to set up YouTube Safety Mode
- Inspecting E-Safety in Schools (Ofsted)
- Keeping up with Children on the Internet (Childnet International)
- Online Gaming: An Introduction for Parents and Carers (Childnet International)
Parents' e-safety tips for children under 5.
Parents' e-safety tips for children from 6 to 10 years.
Parents' e-safety tips for children from 11 to 13 years.