Online safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Orton Primary School . We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any online safety incidents are recorded and managed. Online safety is taught to all pupils explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.
We can only be successful in keeping children safe online if we work with parents to ensure the Online Safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.
It’s essential to be realistic - banning the internet or technology will not work and it often makes a child less likely to report a problem. Education around safe use is essential.
Just as we want to keep our children safe in the 'real' offline world, we want to do the same in the virtual online world. It is important that we understand enough about the Internet to keep our children safe from harm but it is equally important that we equip our children with the skills they need to keep themselves safe
so they can experience the Internet positively and responsibly.
Please do ask if you have any queries, concerns or need support
accessing these resources.
Following the recent Parent Workshop delivered by the NSPCC
we have added some links below that you may find useful.
They contain information that may help you and your family be more aware of how to keep safe when online.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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