E-SAFETY

Below are a number of really useful organisations and that can help and support you to keep your family safe online. 

UK SAFER INTERNET

Guides and resources for keeping children safe online.

THINK U KNOW

Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

PARENT SAFE

Keeping children safe online and beyond.

INTERNET WATCH FOUNDATION

Anonymously and confidentially report inappropriate online images.

CEOP

Child Exploitation and Online Protection advice.
 

O2 ONLINE SAFETY

Advice from O2 and NSPCC and keeping young people safe online.

CHILDNET

Online tools for keeping children safe online.

BBC WEBWISE

A series of short films introducing topics in relation to Using Email, Using The Internet, Using Mobiles and Keeping Safe Online.

VIRTUAL GLOBAL TASKFORCE

Guidance for keeping young people safe online.

GET SAFE ONLINE

Advice on how to keep safe online.

MUMS NET

Family rules Mumsnetters have come up with for keeping their kids safe while they explore the web.

CHESHIRE POLICE GUIDE

A Cheshire Police guide on stay safe on the internet.

 

Students have the privilege of using computers to support their learning. They also have access to computers after school in The Wilson Centre until 4.30pm.

Each time our students log on they agree to the school  ‘Acceptable use Policy' which requires them to act responsibly when using the network and the Internet.

Students are expected to be responsible users of the Internet.

A guide for parents and carers

  1. Be aware, your child may be a target of cyber bullying or even a cyber bully. Be alert to your child seeming upset after using the Internet or their mobile phone. This might involve subtle comments or changes in relationships with friends. They might be unwilling to talk or be secretive about their online activities and mobile phone use.

  2. Talk with your children and understand the ways in which they are using the Internet and their mobile phone.

  3. Use the tools on the service and turn on in-built Internet safety features.

  4. Remind your child not to retaliate but to report.

  5. Save the evidence - learn how to keep records of offending messages.

  6. Report cyber bulling, contact us at college if it involves another student, so we can take the appropriate action.

  7. Always respect others - be careful what you say online.

  8. Think before you send - whatever you send cannot be called back.

  9. Block the bully - learn how to block someone who is behaving badly.

PARENTAL GUIDES

Below are a number of gaming guides to help and support you to keep your family safe online.