Online safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Amesbury 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 online incidents are recorded and managed and online safety is taught to all pupils as part of our computing curriculum 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 online 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.
Here are some links to useful online safety resources:
Childnet - links to online safety videos and games
Games and quizzes to play to engage your children in online safety
How to set up parent safety features for Xbox gaming
The age limits recommended for social media and gaming services
Age relevant guides and information about esafety
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