Parents  »  Safeguarding Updates

 A safe online environment at home is crucial in the current climate. It is vital that parents set age-appropriate parental controls on digital devices and use internet filters to block malicious websites. These are usually free, but often need to be turned on.

Please use the following links to support you to keep your child safe when learning at home:
  • support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
  • guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online service
If you require support with keeping your child safe whilst they are accessing remote learning online, please contact school on 0113 245 5803.
If you have any safeguarding concerns in relation to remote online learning please contact Mrs Scotland on 0113 245 5803.
If your child is in KS2 then they can also report concerns through
Tootoot which provides pupils with a confidential route for pupils to report bullying or abuse.

You can also report harmful online content to the UK Safer Internet Centre

You can get  government advice and trusted resources from Educate Against Hate on safeguarding from radicalisation, building resilience to extremism, and promoting shared values.

You can get advice on reporting online abuse from the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection command and get advice and support from Anti-Bullying Alliance for children who are being bullied.
 

Safeguarding ALERT: UNICO LIVE App

December 2019

 

UNICO LIVE is the latest app to come onto our radar, which poses significant risks to children and young people. Please use the following link to see information on the features, risks and what you can do to protect children and young people in your care.
https://shop.ineqe.com/blogs/news/safeguarding-alert-unico-live-app?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=80740822&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8my1_NmBueOZOxDxtUOOHdfQ5w2HSh8r_eVQDHjycU0aeIp09tCNcG1Okj3NIcoYfPt8cyzBldKG_p7K-vaBWktPYwKSnBROx7hZ9wipqkOVmlwCo&_hsmi=80740822

Free Child Protection and Safeguarding information for parents:

http://parentinfo.org/