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PARENTAL CONTROLS

(October 2019)

ONLINE SAFETY NEWSLETTER

e-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at St Cuthbert’s Primary 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 throughout the school 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.

 

It’s essential to be realistic - banning the internet or technology will not work and it often makes a child less likely to report a problem. Education around safe use is essential.

 

Please note that no search engine is ever 100% safe but below provides some links to some “safer” search engines:

 

 

 

Safe Search Engines:

 

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Websites for more information:

CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the abuse and exploitation of children in the real and ‘e’ world. Often it is referred to as an online 999. By clicking on the button, young people and parents can get advice on a range of issues such as viruses, hacking and dealing with bullying

The “Thinkuknow” website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre.

Kidsmart gives you lots of advice on how to stay safe online.

New e-Safety Portal for Parents and Schools – Internet Matters

 

Internet Matters is a new online portal designed for parents to access simple, easy and practical advice about online safety for their children, right through from pre-school to teens. It provides tips on protecting children from online grooming, cyberbullying, privacy and identity theft and inappropriate content. Internet Matters is a not-for profit organisation set up by BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.

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Hartlepool
TS25 5AJ

 

Tel: 01429 275040
Fax: 01429 275450

 

For enquiries contact:

Mrs Jan Baron or Miss Joanne Tumilty

admin@stcuthbertsschool.org.uk

 

School Headteacher

Mrs. Joanne Wilson

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