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Eggbuckland Vale Primary School & Nursery

Thinkers and Learners

E-Safety

As a school we take your child’s safety very seriously. This page is to help keep parents up to date and aware of current e-safety issues.

 

Here is a reminder of the age restrictions on some of the more popular games and websites, often a surprise to parents!

Facebook 13+, Instagram 13+, Snapchat 13+, Tik-Tok 12+

Fortnite 12+, MineCraft 7+

 

Below are some links to useful e-safety information for parents.

NSPCC -Talking to your child about online safety

            - Online Games

            - Livestreaming and online video apps

            - General online safety

            - Net Aware

EVPS - NSPCC Helpline page

South West Grid for Learning - Top 10 Internet Safety Tips

Get Safe Online - Safeguarding Children

                        - General E-Safety advice, not just for children!

Cyber Aware - The UK government's advice on how to stay secure online during coronavirus

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

Common Sense Media - An article on 'Why the Best Parental Control Is You'

 

The UK government's safeguarding in Schools and Colleges advice page

Parent Zone - resources for families, to help them meet the challenges of the digital age.

Parent Info - help and advice for families in a digital world

Internet Matters - Helping parents keep their children safe online

                          - Help children 0-5 (pre-schoolers) get the best out of the internet and build a good understanding of how to stay safe with practical advice and expert tips.

UK Safer Internet Centre - Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online

Childnet - A presentation and guide for parents covering many aspects of e-safety including cyber-bullying and social networking. There is also a children’s section.
Google Internet Legends - Contains resources on e-safety using five key words (Sharp, Alert, Secure, Kind and Brave) and there is a parents tab that allows you to download a pdf document with family activities that help teach e-safety at home.

 

Finally a link for the children, the BBC's Own It website - "A place to help you boss your life online"

 

The e-safety advisor who visited and spoke to parents, staff and governors produces a regular newsletter to help and advise parents. The January 2020 edition is now available to read or download. You can also visit his website and see previous editions or subscribe to receive the newsletter directly. (The monthly newsletter is not being produced during the pandemic, but a weekly email can be sent if parents wish to subscribe)

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