Online Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Glemsford Primary Academy. We have security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any Online Safety incidents are recorded. Online Safety is taught to all pupils explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.
The most successful way to keep children safe online is to work with parents to ensure the Online Safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.
Vodafone have produced a Digital Parenting Magazine which informs parents about the various technologies children are accessing today. There are also a large number of incredibly useful resources to support parents.
Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
National Online Safety Facebook page – NOS regularly post guides to support school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise.
UK Safer Internet Centre – the latest tips, advice and resources to help children and young people have a safe and positive time online.