E Safety is a very important aspect of online life. We educate children in school as to how to be safe online, and feel it is very important to share this with the people who look after children at home. Children are accessing social networking websites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, despite age restrictions in place on these websites. It is very important that they are safe while on these sites, and it is also important for adults (teachers, parents, carers) to help them to do this. Some top tips for children for staying safe online include:
The slideshow explains more about keeping children safe online, and is courtesy of internetmatters.org.
The following leaflets explain some frequently asked questions about social media, and explain how to help keep children safe online. They come courtesy of Childnet.
For more information, follow these links:
Staff at school cannot add or contact children online – please don’t try!