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Great Denham Primary

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E-Safety

E-safety is an integral part of children’s education in today’s digital world and is embedded in their learning at school. We also want to help our parents and children improve their own understanding of e-safety issues so they can learn to use the internet and all digital media in a safe and secure way.

At Home

As a parent, you'll know how important the internet is to children - they use it to learn, play, socialise and express themselves.  It's a highly creative place of amazing opportunities.  But the technology children use every day can seem a bit daunting and you might worry about the risks your child can face online - such as bullying, contact from strangers or the possibility of them seeing illegal or inappropriate content. 

You can download some simple information from this page that may help you start to protect your children online and decrease the risks they face.  You can also engage with your children regarding their use of the internet while at home.  Here are some conversation starter ideas https://www.childnet.com/resources/lets-talk-about-life-online.

Encourage them to help you and get involved in their own online safety. Perhaps they can show you how to do something better online or they might have a friend who would benefit from their help and support.

Parent Resources

To try and help parents with the fast-moving and changing world of the internet and social media we've suggested a few internet sites on this page which are fantastic resources, they contain information on different types of social media and how to help keep children safe.

Each month you will be emailed a copy of the Online Safety Newsletter which will help keep you up to date with the latest apps, trends and dangers online and how to support and protect your children from them. Back issues of these newsletters can also be downloaded from this page.

There is also a whole range of information leaflets for parents available to download on this page which will help you set up parental controls, understand different games, apps and devices that your child may be accessing. If you can’t find something specific here, just let us know and we will try to find something to help you! 

At School

We strongly believe that the use of the internet and online tools and apps are hugely worthwhile and an essential tool for children as they grow up in the modern world. But because there are always concerns about children having access to undesirable materials, we have taken positive steps to deal with this risk in school. Our school internet access provider operates a filtering system that restricts access to inappropriate materials both at school and at home. 

Throughout the school year, each class discusses and learns about how we can all stay safe online and the dangers we may face on the internet.  Every child and parent signs an Acceptable Use Agreement so that we know they have read and understood our school's rules on staying safe.

CEOP is a command of the National Crime Agency and is dedicated to tackling the sexual abuse and exploitation of children and young people.  CEOP helps children and young people under the age of 18 who have been forced or manipulated into taking part or are being pressured to take part, in sexual activity of any kind. This can be both online and offline. The CEOP Safety Centre offers information and advice for children and young people, parents and carers and professionals. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.

 
Online bullying or other online concerns should not be reported to CEOP and children and young people should be directed to speak to an adult they trust, and/or referred to Childline, if they would like to speak to someone about how they are feeling.

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 Online Safety Newsletter May 2021.pdfDownload
 Online Safety Newsletter April 2021.pdfDownload
 Online Safety Newsletter March 2021.pdfDownload
 Online Safety Newsletter Feb 2021.pdfDownload
 Online Safety Newsletter Jan 2021.pdfDownload
 Online Safety Newsletter Dec 2020.pdfDownload
 Online Safety Newsletter Nov 2020.pdfDownload
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Here are some links for parents:

https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/parent-and-carer-toolkit - Practical tips and advice on different aspects of keeping your child safe online.

 

https://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/ - Step by step guides to help you to set up the right controls and privacy settings on the networks, gadgets, apps, and sites your children use to give them a safer online experience.

 
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/keeping-your-under-five-safe-online/ - advice about how to make sure your under 5-year-old child has a safe experience online
 
a series of three animations which aims to give 4-7-year-olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.
 
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/playlikeshare/  -  a three-episode animation for 8-10-year-olds helps them to learn how to spot pressuring and manipulative behaviour online and to stay safe from other risks they might encounter online.
 
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/  From setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and video apps, we can help you to understand the risks and keep your child safe.
 

 

Reporting Harmful Content 

https://reportharmfulcontent.com/report/  Report harmful content that you or your child may encounter online, the aim is to empower anyone who has come across harmful content online to report it by providing up to date information on community standards and direct links to the correct reporting facilities across multiple platforms.
  
https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/  The Click CEOP button is an asset of the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command. The CEOP Command works to protect children from the harm of sexual abuse and exploitation both online and offline.
 

Parent Helpsheets

General Information
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 10 tips to keep your child safe online.pdfDownload
 Amazon Alexa.pdfDownload
 Disney +.pdfDownload
 Email scams.pdfDownload
 Fake news.pdfDownload
 Fitness trackers.pdfDownload
 Internet controls.pdfDownload
 Location tracking.pdfDownload
 Netflix.pdfDownload
 Online content.pdfDownload
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Apps

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 House party.pdfDownload
 Minecraft.pdfDownload
 Omegle.pdfDownload
 Yolo.pdfDownload
 Zoom.pdfDownload
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Gaming

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 Call of Duty.pdfDownload
 Gaming.pdfDownload
 Grand Theft Auto.pdfDownload
 Nintendo Switch.pdfDownload
 Playstation 5.pdfDownload
 Roblox.pdfDownload
 X box 1.pdfDownload
 X Box.pdfDownload
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Social Media
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 Clubhouse.pdfDownload
 Facebook messanger.pdfDownload
 Facebook.pdfDownload
 Instagram.pdfDownload
 Snapchat.pdfDownload
 Tik tok.pdfDownload
 Tumblr.pdfDownload
 Twitter.pdfDownload
 Wechat.pdfDownload
 Whats app.pdfDownload
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