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Holmer Lake Primary School

Being Safe online at Holmer Lake Primary School

 

At Holmer Lake we understand the importance of e-safety and keeping our children safe. Our children are taught how to stay safe and behave appropriately online through discreet e-safety lessons but also across the wider curriculum.

We do not believe that banning internet and technology is a solution, educating children about the risks as well as the benefits is key. In order to successfully keep our children safe online we want to support parents to ensure that the e-safety message is consistent and that it allows children to develop safer online behaviours both in and out of school. 

The information provided on this page is to support parents in providing more information about ways to educate children in the safe and successful use of the internet at home. 

SEARCH ENGINES

No search engine is 100% safe. These are links to some safe search engines.

Research searching 

Safe Search Kids

Kiddle

Swiggle

Image searching 

Pics4learning 

Picsearch

 

SAFETY ON LINE 

The following websites provide lots of useful information about keeping your child safe online, for example - how to set age-appropriate parental controls and the use of internet filters to 

Click on the logos to access the websites

Childnet has a parent and carers toolkit that offers practical tips and advice on different aspects of keeping your child safe online. 

The “Thinkuknow” website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre. As well as lots of useful advise it provides home activity packs that include simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at home. 

Internet Matters offers tips and advice for parents, including age specific checklist, guides on setting parental controls and tips on how to help children get the most out of their digital world.

Net Aware is a NSPCC site that provides parents with all the latest information ind out about the apps, social networks and games that children are using and how to keep them safe. 

 

Safeguarding Children - Family Connect

If you have concerns about a child or family or need some advice of your own please contact the school on: 01952 387580 or Family Connect on 01952 385385 (Out of Hours – 01952 676500)

 

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