Keeping your child safe online

During this period of lockdown, school closures and home learning, you are probably using your technology and internet even more than before. This can be brilliant for ensuring your children are remembering their prior learning, doing more learning, as well as keeping in touch with their friends and families. We would like to help you use all this technology whilst remaining safe online!

There is also lots of debate about whether lots of screen time is damaging for learning. The WHO recommends NO screen time for under 2’s, and not more than 1 hour for those between 2-4. All teachers are preparing some activities that are screen time free, which you will be able to access through our website.

There are e-safety activities available on Education City, as well as Thinkuknow, and Childnet

PLEASE BE VERY VIGILANT ABOUT INFORMATION YOUR CHILD IS PUTTING ONLINE, AND WHO THEY ARE TALKING TO!

MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHO THEY ARE TALKING TO, AND THAT ALL MESSAGES (TO THEIR FRIENDS AND ADULTS) ARE APPROPRIATE

 

 

 

 

You can also look at the net-aware website where you can find out safety ratings, and information about apps that your children might be using including:

TikTok

Snapchat

Roblox

YouTube

Instagram

Twitter

Facebook

 We really recommend:

 

These apps and websites are safe for children to use, and they offer a good quality for learning. As websites may have links to other websites, or other parts within a website, it is still important to keep an eye on your children to make sure they haven't wandered off to something less safe!