Online Safety Newsletters for Families
Parents Guide to Social Media for Children
- Instagram Parents Guide
- Kik Messenger Parents' Guide
- ooVoo Parents' Guide
- Omegle Parents' Guide
- Snapchat Parents Guide
- Yellow Parents Guide
- YouNow Parents' Guide
- YouTube Parents Guide
Factsheets for Parents and Carers
- Factsheet for Parents: Reporting to CEOP
- Factsheet for Parents: Grooming
- Factsheet for parents: Using parental controls
- Factsheet for parents: Worried your child will see something inappropriate online
- Factsheet for parents: Worried your child has shared too much online
Raising Awareness of Online Safety at Mullion Primary School
As a school, we embed online safety into teaching across the curriculum. We also aim to promote awareness of online behaviour through educational visits, parental engagement and promotional material. This year we have;
- Taken Year 5 and 6 to a Bletchley Park outreach project afternoon at Helston Community College
- Hosted an UK Safer Internet Day awareness on February 7th
- Immersed online safety within Anti-Bullying Week in November 2016
- Trained 8 members of teaching staff with 'Thinkuknow' training and a following 8 teaching assistants will be trained by the end of the summer term)
- Distributed the Vodofone Digital Parenting Magazine (Issue 4) by bag mail and email
- Distributed the Vodofone Digital Parenting Magazine (Issue 5) by email
- Updated our Facebook and Twitter accounts with CEOP links to raise parental awareness for online safety issues facing young people
- Delivered online safety messages within PSHE through Sex and Relationships Education sessions
Recommendation for parents/carers
Take a look at Kidsmart‘s website for some simple, easy to follow Top Tips:
• iPod Touch
• iPod Touch
Useful Website Links:
www.commonsensemedia.org - Provides trustworthy & reliable age appropriate media reviews - videos, games & films.
www.cyberstreetwise.com - HM Government. Advice on how to protect yourself, your family and your business.
http://uk.safesearchkids.com - UK delivers safe results from google.co.uk, powered by Google
http://support.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-live/online-privacy-and-safety/online-safety - Find out how to set up privacy settings for children accessing games via Xbox LIVE.
www.internetmatters.org - What children are doing online, issues that might be affecting children, how to take action.
www.thinkuknow.co.uk - Support and guidance for teachers, parents, carers and children.
www.digizen.org - Cyberbullying and social networking advice.
www.kidsmart.org.uk - Online e-Safety learning for the whole family.
www.childnet.com - Hot topics and how to get to grips with digital issues.
www.saferinternet.org.uk/about/helpline - UK Safer Internet.
http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents.html - Online magazine with helpful advice for parents and carers.
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/ - Helpful advice and tools.