We now live in a fast changing digital age. This means exciting opportunities for children's learning. It also means a new range of dangers from peers and adults. Therefore, E-safety is now an important part of children's well being. E-safety is something every parent/carer must be aware of - even those of young children. Children should not be using technology without parents/carers knowing what is going on.
Click here to read the school's E-safety policy.
The following sites offer help to keeping you and your child safe online:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p023xv3k - This site gives advice on not only keeping your child safe, but also gives tips on what adults should be doing for themselves too.
https://nationalonlinesafety.com/guides/what-parents-need-to-know-about-online-challenges - This site provides a free app which parents/carers can download and provides information of the risks of being online.
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ - Produced by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP). Their site offers really good advice on keeping your child safe online.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/251455/advice_on_child_internet_safety.pdf - Offers advice on Cyberbullying, Social Networking, downloading files and online gaming as well as general advice on keeping your child safe online.
At St John with St Mark, we keep safe online by remembering to "Zip it, Block it, Flag it".