Online Safety

Online Safety is an integral part of school life. Children use computers and hand held devices as part of every day life. All school computers are protected by a regionally managed firewall to restrict the content children have access to but we educate the children about the internet and its dangers. 


As part of our Rights Respecting work Articles 17, 19 and 27 of the UNCRC specifically link to internet safety."


Our school Online policy can be found here. 

Our school Acceptable use policies can be found here.​​​

 
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Policies

Our School has an online safety policy which is taught across the school with age appropriate acceptable use policies.

In addition all staff, visitors, volunteers and parents sign up to keeping our children safe online.

Online Safety Policy

All
Acceptable Use Policies

EYFS & KS1 Pupils & Parents
Acceptable Use Policy

KS2 Pupils & Parents
Acceptable Use Policy

Pupils With Additional Needs Acceptable Use Policy

Staff Acceptable Use Policy

Volunteers Acceptable Use Policy

 

Social Media Guidance

Start the Conversation with your Child NOW

We are aware that a lot of the children have access to these sites, despite the minimum age to legally access these sites being 13 years of age.

Keep your child safe by talking to them about social media and use these checklists.

Facebook

Instagram

Snapchat

Twitter

Social Media Guidance

Ashleigh's Rules

 

Helpful Websites

There are many websites which show step by step guides as to how you can keep your child safe online.  The links below, shows guides to all of the latest apps and how to change settings in order to ensure your child’s safety. 


Children are regularly reminded during PSHCE and computing lessons of the importance of online safety. 


Additional information about staying safe online and when using the many social media sites can be found above - Please remember children need to be 13 years of age to legally access social media sites.

Think You Know

SWGFL

Childnet

Parent Info from CEOP & Parent Zone

Safer Internet Centre

Cyber Bullying

Net Aware NSPCC

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Internet Matters

 

Online Gaming Guidance

Start the Conversation with your Child NOW

We are aware that a lot of the children have access to online games, despite the minimum age to legally access them being 13 years of age and older.

Keep your child safe by talking to them about online gaming

Online Gaming

Fortnite Fact Sheet

 

Advice on Setting Parental Controls

Keep your child safe by checking the parental controls BEFORE giving your child access to a device. 

How to set Parental Controls

Digital Parenting

 

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Darlington
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