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eSafety

e-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Longlands School . We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any e-Safety incidents are recorded and managed in accordance with our e-Safety Policy. e-Safety is taught to all pupils explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.

We can only be successful in keeping children safe online if we work with parents to ensure the e-Safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.

Useful Links

Childnet International

www.childnet-int.org

A non-profit making organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and children’s safe and positive use of the internet are addressed. Childnet International produce an online CD guide specifically for parents.

Thinkuknow

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own educational website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection)

www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

This one-stop link provides children and young people with advice, and a way to report serious problems.

UK Safer Internet Centre

www.saferinternet.org.uk

Insafe is a European network of Awareness Centres promoting safe, responsible use of the internet and mobile devices to young people.

Get Safe Online

www.getsafeonline.org

This website provides a beginner’s guide to using the Internet safety, including a quiz and some video tutorials about how to ‘stay safe’ on-line.

Kidsmart

www.childnet.com/resources/looking-for-kidsmart

Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children.  It has been developed by the children’s internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.

Cybersmile

www.cybersmile.org

The Cybersmile Foundation is the UK’s first dedicated cyberbullying charity. They offer practical help, support and advice for anybody affected by cyberbullying and online hate campaigns.

Net Aware

www.net-aware.org.uk

Your guide to the social networks your kids use
Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today’s digital world

BullyingUK

www.bullying.co.uk

One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on bullying.

You Tube Kids

You Tube have now created a You Tube Kids app that can be downloaded and filters a selection of videos and channels that are appropriate for children, please click on the link below.

www.youtube.com/kids

NSPCC

www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety

From the NSPCC, some online safety resources and information for parents.

BBC Bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/ict/history_impact_ict/esafety/activity

Some useful resources from the BBC whichhelp develop children’s understanding of how to stay safe online.