Whilst modern technology including the use of mobile phones, tablets, computers, TVs with online access, gaming stations, etc. offers our pupils lots of learning and social opportunities it also present an ever evolving range of risk.
In school we have strict online filters and pupils are monitored when using the internet.
At home it is important that parents maintain strict parental controls on access and they must regularly check what their child is accessing and who they are communicating with.
Parents should read the information below and use the links to ensure that you are prepared to help you child keep safe.
Children and young people go online to connect with friends, and make new ones, to browse the internet for information, chat with others and play games. They may:
When online, children and young people can learn new things, get help with homework, express themselves creatively and connect with friends and family.
There are also risks, but by understanding and talking about the dangers you can help keep your child safe online.