Online Safety

Parental Guide to Online Safety - November 2020

With an increase in the use of online materials for learning and the need for 'socially distant' social media we have put some helpful parent sheets below. We are aware that much of the following you will probably already be doing but here goes…...

Below are four simple steps you can follow to make talking online safety with your child a breeze!

  1. Talk to your child regularly about what they're doing online and how to stay safe. Let them know they can come to you or another trusted adult if they're feeling worried or upset by anything they have seen. 
  2. Explore your child's online activities together. Understand why they like playing certain games and make sure they know what they can do to keep themselves safe.
  3. Agree your own rules as a family when using sites, apps and games. 
  4. Manage your technology and use the settings available to keep your child safe.