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Online Safety at Mellis Primary School

Being Safe Online

The Internet and digital technology has revolutionised education over the last decade, and this trend is set to accelerate. Our key challenge is to harness these opportunities for learning whilst ensuring our children, parents and staff are aware of the potential risks.

Please click here to review the school's policy on Online-Safety. This will be next reviewed in Marhch 2019.

You may also find this advice useful when discussing the subject of Online Safety with your child.

Your child has access to an Online Safety Community Page on their Learning Platform homepages.

Safer Online Gaming

Surveys within our School show an ever greater amount of online gaming taking place. Whilst great fun, there are things that can be done to make it much safer.

Click on this image to take you to the StaySafeOnline website, which has a range of tips and ideas for safer Online gaming.

 

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Need help now?

If you are concerned about sommething that has happedned to you or your child online, then you can report this to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Website (CEOP). Click on this image to take you to the right page of the CEOP website.

How can I find out more?

Involving Parents and Pupils in Online Safety

Please click here to read the letter to parents regarding of the recent Pupil Survey (Feb 2017) on the use of Social Media. Please click here to see the perception survey from our recent Parent Presentation on Online Safety.

As a result of the feedback we have received, the School has started a series of occasional email updates on different online safety issues: recent ones include:

  • guidance on age recommendations for social media networks
  • awareness on social media elements of popular games
  •  the effect of adult online habits on children's online habits

Please click on these links below to find out more on keeping safe online.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Website (CEOP)

Kidsmart

Digizen Website

BBC Stay Safe

Childline

Advice on Facebook Privacy Settings

 

 

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