Online Safety

Online Safety Newsletters for Families
Parents Guide to Social Media for Children
Factsheets for Parents and Carers
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:
• iPhone
• iPad
• iPod Touch
• Nintendo
• Blackberry
• PlayStation
• Xbox
www.kidsmart.org.uk/parents/parental-controls.aspx
 
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.

http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents.html - Online magazine with helpful advice for parents and carers.