We love the internet and recognise that it will be a major influence in the lives of our children. Like many other tools, it is both extremely useful and potentially dangerous. Therefore, while we understand it is important to try and make online devices safer for children, we believe that education is the only effective way to keep children safe in the medium and long term. Always tell your children to “ZIP IT, BLOCK IT, FLAG IT” when they are online.
In February 2018, there was a "make the internet safer competition" run in KS2. This is one way that we encourage pupils to think about their own online safety habits. Click here to see the results.
E-safety games and activities designed for Year 3 and Year 4 to use independently. However, it can also be accessed by Year 1 and Year 2 pupils, if an adult sits with them.
This website is produced by the children's internet charity Childnet International; it is aimed at KS2 pupils. The information is well organised, so it is easy to find advice about different types of device or issues.
This contains online safety games and resources aimed at Year 5 and Year 6 pupils.
This website helps parents think about some of the main issues your children will face online. It has tips to help you spot if your child is getting into bad online habits and advice about starting a dialogue with them. It is divided it primary and secondary.
This is a government sponsored website, which advises you how to keep your computer safe from viruses, fraud and hackers. It is aimed at grown ups.