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St Margaret of Scotland Catholic Primary School

Parents/Carers

Online Safety

It is really important to stay safe online. Using the Internet sensibly is something that we encourage all children to do and at all times, whether in school or at home. Look out for our Online Safety Parent Workshops throughout the year. 

Websites for parents

Safe Network - Guidance on helping keep children safe online

The Parents' and Carers' guide to using the Internet

CEOP YouTube Channel (for Parents/Carers)

Digital Family - o2

Keep Safe Online - Cyberbullying

Keep Safe Online - Glossary of Terms

 

Websites for children

KidSmart - Learn more about the Internet and how to be a SMART surfer

ThinkUKnow - Advice on online safety

CBBC Stay Safe - E-Safety games and songs

Childnet - Working to make the Internet a safe place for children

DigiDuck's Big Decision - A story about online friendship and making the right decisions (KS1)

Adventures of Smartie The Penguin -A story about asking for help when using the Internet (KS1)

Digizen - Become a responsible digital citizen

The Adventures of Kara, Winston and the SMART Crew 

 

Safe Search Engines for children & useful links

It is important to ensure children are using safe search engines. These are links to search engines which are considered safe for children. Please encourage your child to use these at home when searching the Internet.

Safe Search Kids

Kids Click

 

Youtube Kids

Recently a new Youtube for kids has been provided by Google. If you have an Apple or Android tablet this is avalibale at the link below. YouTube Kids gives your family an easy way to watch their favourite programmes or explore anything that captures their imagination. It's free, simple to use and full of family-friendly videos.

Youtube Kids

 

A Parents Guide to Technology

The UK Safer Internet Day Centre has created this guide to answer some commonly asked questions and introduce some of the most popular devices used by children, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly.

A Parents Guide to Technology

A Parents Guide to Parental Controls

How to set up the parental controls offered by your home internet provider