At Leamington CP School we are dedicated to children’s safety in all aspects of school life. As you know, we have a range of fantastic ICT resources in school and we use the Internet regularly to enhance the children’s learning. However, this can come with risks if the children are not aware of E-Safety and how to keep safe whilst using ICT. We begin the school year with an initial E-Safety lesson with the children to introduce and recap the concept. We also have a set of E-Safety rules that the children know and sign a contract to confirm that they will act accordingly. E-Safety is crucial to children’s education and we ensure all children are aware of how to keep safe whilst online.

We have included some links below for parents/carers and our children to find out more about E-Safety:

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For Parents/Carers:

VODAFONE SITE: This website offers safety tips as well as links to a really informative ‘Digital Parenting’ magazine:http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents.html

BBC WEBWISE SITE: This site offers a range of information on using the Internet and ICT alongside E-safety tips. It also includes a useful glossary for ICT vocabulary:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/

A Parent’s Guide to Facebook

Childnet Parent Factsheet

Parents Guide to Social Networking Websites

Vodafone-Digital-Parenting Magazine

http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/e-safety/

For Children:

CBBC SITE: This site is dedicated to helping children stay safe online. It has games and videos children can use to learn about E-SAFETY:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe

SMART Rules for Internet Safety

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/ict/history_impact_ict/esafety/activity/

http://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Keeping-Under-Fives-Safe-Online.pdf 

For Parents/Carers and Children:

THINKUKNOW SITE: This site is run by CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre). It has advice and resources for all the family:

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
KIDSMART SITE: This site offers different sections for the different aspects of E-Safety. It also has resources for all the family:
http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/
SAFER INTERNET SITE: This is the official site of the UK Safer Internet Centre. It has resources for E-Safety and also a hotline and helpline for families to use:
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

A PARENTS GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA SITES CHILDREN ARE USING – https://www.net-aware.org.uk/?mc_cid=6edb2c8180&mc_eid=808b5f2b06

VODAFONE DIGITAL PARENTING MAGAZINE – Digital Parenting Magazine Issue 5

NSPCC – https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-we-do/about-us/partners/nspcc-o2-online-safety-partnership/

Parents’ Online Safety Helpline (NSPCC)
Parents can also contact the free NSPCC Online Safety Helpline with questions about parental controls or concerns about a social network their children are using on 0808 8005002.