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Online Safety


Advice for Students:

Advice for Parents:

Your Digital Universe

The internet is an amazing place for you to learn, have fun and chat with your friends. However it can also be a dangerous place if not used safely. Follow these simple rules when using the internet at School and at home to help keep you safe.

Be smart on the internet

The Digital Universe of your Children

The internet is an amazing resource which enables your child to learn, communicate and be creative. However being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be difficult. You may sometimes feel that your children know more about technology than you do, however they still need advice and protection when it comes to technology and online safety. These following guides are intended to help you understand more about the digital universe of your children and how to help keep them safe. 

 

Social Media

Parent guides to popular social media sites

Facebook ask.fm InstagramSnapchatTwitterTumblr
                          

PDF icon  The Wavell School e-safety Policy

 Further useful information regarding all issues surrounding online safety can be found via the links below:

   A collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their
                                          children are doing on-line.

 

Share AwareNSPCC recently launched their 'Share Aware' campaign with the video 'I Saw Your Willy'

The campaign aims to encourage parents and carers of children aged 8-12 to understand online safety and to have conversations with their children about keeping safe. There is a lot of useful information available on this site which is also relevant to secondary school age children.

 

KidsmartKidSMART

A useful website with information about how to stay safe online

 

 

ThinkUKnow

Think U Know

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people and their parents

 

 

saferinternetSafer Internet

E-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

 

 

CEOP

CEOP Internet Safety

Advice, help and report centre

ChildlineChildline

Advice on how to deal with Cyber Bullying and Sexting

 

 

Childnet

Childnet

All the information parents need to know to keep their children safe online

 

 

BBC WebwiseBBC Webwise

A range of video and written guides to help you to get connected and develop online skills.

 

 

Internet matters

 

  Internet Matters

  Learn about it. Talk about it. Deal with
  it.