eSafety is a crucial part of our curriculum that runs throughout each Computing topic.
Children are taught throughout the school how to ensure they distribute information and media safely, as well as comply with copyright and licensing laws.
Here are a few pictures of our e-safety displays around the school:
Please have a browse through the websites below for more information to help protect our children online by giving parents/carers advice about the disadvantages of the online world. These are all recommended by The Hertfordshire Grid.
- www.parentinfo.org - Autumn 2015 saw the release of this excellent new website. It was developed out of a partnership between CEOP and The Parent Zone and contains lots of good eSafety advice.
- Teach kids online security basics - If you're a parent, you can help your kids use the Internet safely by teaching some basic rules.
- www.saferinternet.org.uk - Here you will find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
- www.childnet.com- An organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and the safe and positive use of the internet are addressed.
- www.thinkuknow.co.uk - The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.
- www.kidsmart.org.uk/ - Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has been developed by the children's internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.
- www.bullying.co.uk - One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on cyberbullying.
- www.chatdanger.com - This website is about the potential dangers with interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles. It provides information, advice, true stories and games. The resource page also contains a number of links to other useful websites.
- http://parents.vodafone.com/- Being very accessible, this provides information and guidance to parents to help under the digital world. There is also an online test to see how much you know.
- www.internetmatters.org - Lots of guidance and articles for parents about keeping their children safe online.
- www.digizen.org - A website designed to strengthen awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is. It encourages users of technology to be and become responsible Digital Citizens.