It is the safe use of Internet and electronic communications technologies.
How can you protect your child online?
The internet is an amazing resource for children. It allows children to explore, play and problem solve. However with technology, social media and the internet changing at such a fast pace it is extremely important that children are kept safe. If you understand the internet and understand what the risks are, there are a number of things you can do that will make your child safer online. There is a lot of information available to parents regarding eSafety on the Internet. Below there is a selection of links to information which we feel will help you to increase your knowledge and understanding of the Internet and what the risks are.
(Please be aware that we have no control of the content that you may find on external websites) The Internet has become part of our everyday lives and is now easier to access than ever before. Use of the Internet can also have risks. Young people are more at risk of exposure to inappropriate or criminal behaviour if they are unaware of the dangers.
The links below are for your information, but also to share with your children if you feel that they are appropriate.
Online gaming can offer many positive experiences. It can give children and young people the chance to escape into a virtual world, to learn, and to connect with others. However, there is a risk of children and young people viewing inappropriate content in games and being contacted by adults seeking to exploit them. Click the link below to find out more.
If you have a concern about your child's safety when using the internet please talk to your class teacher.