E-Safety - Keeping Children Safe
At Whitings Hill, we take the issue of Internet Safety very seriously. The internet is a fantastic resource, but it can also bring risks, as some material may contain items which are illegal, defamatory, inaccurate or offensive. We work with our pupils in school to help them understand the dangers and learn how to keep themselves safe. For additional security, we gain access to the Internet via LGFL. They offer a filtering service for unsuitable materials for school children.
Do you know how to set parental controls to help keep your child safe online?
The following website helps you to set parental controls by giving you instructions for each device you have in your home. Have a look in the controls section on this website for more information.
Please follow this link for information on parental controls: http://www.internetmatters.org/
Please follow this link for information on digital family life: https://parentzone.org.uk/
For expert information to help children and young people stay safe online, please visit http://parentinfo.org/
If you are experiencing online bullying or something else online has worried you please speak to an adult you trust, or you can talk to Childline at any time on 0800 1111 or at www.childline.org.uk.
Please visit this site for age appropriate guidance and information https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
This is an award winning practical internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents, and agencies, produced by the children's internet charity Childnet International. It is aimed at primary school children and includes the adventures of the SMART crew and Smartie the penguin https://www.childnet.com/
The site provides unbiased information, rating and reviews of films, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music to help parents/carers to be more aware of the digital media that their children/young people are using. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/