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Screen-Time Advice & Cyber Safety

Online Safety

e-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Milford-on-Sea Primary School, because we recognise that the internet is essential in 21st century life - for education, for business and for social interaction. As children move up through the school their  access to various  types of technology increases and it stands to reason that their exploration and curiosity increases too. The positives of the digital world overwhelmingly outweigh the negatives but children, schools and parents all need to be aware of  various online risks.

Our Computing curriculum has e-safety woven through it and allows our staff to discuss, explain and demonstrate how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.

While we will be doing all we can at school, your help is still needed to support our e-safety message and prevent children accessing inappropriate material at home by way of filters and parental controls. Look below at our  list of links and resources for Parents/Carers, Teachers and Young People to help you with your child’s online safety at home.

 

 

At Milford-on-Sea Primary School, we follow the SMART rules for safe use of the internet. Here they are:

 

Sharing photos, posting comments, playing video games -- these are just a few of the ways that kids interact online, but sometimes there are risks. Here are some top  ways to keep your children safe on the internet.

5 Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Sharing photos, posting comments, playing video games -- these are just a few of the ways that kids interact online, but sometimes there are risks. Learn five ways to keep your kids safe on the internet.

Parental Controls - An Overview

Take a look at the document below for some really useful information to help you make informed decisions about parental control measures - both on your home network and on popular internet/social media sites.

Parental Controls - A Guide

Screen-Time - Advice for Parents

Finding a healthy screen time balance | Internet Matters campaign

Internet Matters. org, know this compelling TV ad will chime with millions of parents as it shows a nine-year-old girl mesmerised by a screen along with the tagline 'if you left your kids to their own devices...they may never leave their devices'.

Tips for Healthier Screen Time

Is your child hooked onto the screen? Get tips from expert, Dr Jared Ng, Consultant Psychiatrist, Mental Health Promotion & illness Prevention, on how you can balance screen-time in this digital age. Visit www.growatbeanstalk.sg for more insights on how you can help your child prepare for the digital age.

Computing Conversation Starters

Computing Conversation Starters 1

CSE Social Media Information - A brief overview of the current apps, websites and programmes popular at present

Introducing - Parent Info

The video below looks at the work of Parent Info, a collaboration between the National Crime Agency's CEOP Command and The Parent Zone. Parent Info is an information service for parents and carers which enables schools to provide high quality advice and information on their own websites.

Parent Info: An introduction

Helpful Websites For E-Safety Advice

 

 

 

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