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The Erme Primary School

Online Safety

Within the Moorsway Federation, we take the eSafety of our young people very seriously and aim to deliver a high quality curriculum which will equip them with the skills and the integrity needed to stay safe online in the modern world. Online Safety is part of the Computing subject curriculum at KS1 and KS2. It exists in the 'Digital Literacy' strand.

Below are a number of resources, links and documents that will help you as a parent not only to understand in more detail what is taught in school, but also how you can support your child at home, whatever their age.
If you would like further information on our E-safety policy, this can be found in the "Key Information" page under the "Policies" heading.

Help and Advice for Parents

 

Should we watch this film? Can we play this game? Is this app okay to download? These sites are the best of the internet to give you honest and realistic reviews and information on different media and your child.

Social Media Apps

 

Some useful videos about the apps features and some tips to ensure your child's safety.

 

 

What is Snapchat?

Is Snapchat safe for kids? Find out about the popular social media platform and what to watch for.

What is Instagram?

Is Instagram safe for kids? Find out about the popular social media platform and what to watch for.

What is Messenger Kids?

Messenger Kids is a new way for kids under 13 to video-chat, share GIFs, and more. Find out what this app is all about and what to watch for.

New Information from the The UK Safer Internet Centre

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The UK Safer Internet Centre website contains really useful tips, advice and resources for professionals and parents to help children and young people have a safe and positive time online.

 

There are some good sources of information and advice for schools and parents:

 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline is available Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm

Call 0344 381 4772 or email enquires@saferinternet.org.uk

 

https://parentinfo.org/

Parent Info is a free web service providing information to parents and carers.

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/ShareAware

Advice from NSPCC on social networks, apps and games.

 

https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers

A non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

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