E-Safety for Parent/Carers
Out E-Safety Team are on hand to help with any advice you might need in relation to online safety. If you need some help please call or email the office and we can set up an appointment.
Tel: 01752 660566
Google Family Link
Help your family create healthy digital habits
Whether your children are younger or in their teens, the Family Link app lets you set digital ground rules to help guide them as they learn, play, and explore online.*
Think u Know - Home activity packs to use during lockdown.
This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, we will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.
Click here to access the Home Activity Packs
Think u Know have created a really informative page on the Internet of Things. There is some detailed advice on smart homes and smart toys.
Download and checkout how your profile looks online.
We have tested and really like the 'Own It' app. This app will install a keyboard that can then be used across the messaging services such as WhatsApp and will prompt the user if their message is unkind. We think this is a brilliant!
We hope you enjoy it.
For helpful advice on WhatsApp we recommend the Internet Matters Parental Guide which you can download from this site or from this page.
WhatsApp have now introduced some new features which you may find helpful.
You can now have better control on group invites. The 'Nobody' option has changed to My 'Contacts Except'. This gives the user better control over who can add them to groups. The invites will then be sent via personal chat and the user will have three days to accept or decline the invitation.
Reporting and Getting Help
Some useful websites for Parents and Carers