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E-Safety News

Herts for Learning produce a termly e-safety guide for parents with great advice for how to keep your children safe online.  Click on the link to read this terms newsletter, including advice on how to make sure your child is staying safe while playing Fortnite.

We host an annual meeting for parents/carers to update on esafety issues.  Here are some useful information sheets from our last meeting held on Wednesday 17th January 2018.

Cyberbulling factsheet

Supporting Young People Online

Family internet agreement - advice

Family internet agreement - template for parents to amend

Young people and the social media

Conversation starters

Any esafety issue will be communicated immediately to parents if and when they occur.

Parents are asked to regulalry check their child's text messages and online communications .

Useful websites for parents/carers

http://parentinfo.org/  This website was developed out of a partnership with CEOP and The parent zone and has lots of good esafety advice.

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/  Here you will find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children stay safe on the internet.

http://www.childnet.com/ - An organisation working directly with children and parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and the safe and positive use of the internet are addressed.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ - The Child Explotation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own website which has been designed and writtend specifically for children and young people, parents and carers.

http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/ - Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children.  It has been designed by the children's internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to 'stay safe' online.

http://www.bullying.co.uk/ - One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email.  This web site gives advice for children and parents on cyberbullying.

https://www.internetmatters.org/ - Specific help on how to set up internet controls at home.  Guidance and articles for parents about keeping children safe online.

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