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Staying Safe Online

How much do you know about internet safety?

The internet provides children with amazing opportunities for entertainment, communication and education but it also carries a  risk of harm through the deliberate behaviour of others online or through exposure to inappropriate content.

As children grow up in an increasingly digital world, they need to be aware of the risks they face online. Children learn about internet safety in school through the National Curriculum.

Most children want to take responsibility for protecting themselves online but want support from their parents.  Research shows however, that less than a third of parents talk to children about their online activities.

There are lots of really useful websites to help you stay safe online.  We particularly recommend CEOPs Think U Know website.  Click on the images below to find out more information.

If you have any e-safety questions or concerns students, parents and carers can email the school in confidence.

Email e.safety@kinetonhighschool.org.uk

 

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Think U Know Kidsmart Digizen Safer Internet

 

The National Online Safety’s guide about the dangers of Yubo (Formerly Yellow), a social networking app, and how to avoid the risks associated with its use is available below:

Yubo Parent’s Guide

The National Online Safety’s guide about Roblox often referred to as ‘the largest interactive social platform for play’ is available on the link below. The guide outlines the dangers of Roblox, particularly for younger students, and also how to reduce the associated risks of its use.

Roblox Parent’s Guide

The National Online Safety’s guide about Screen Addiction is available on the link below. The guide covers the issues associated with smartphone and screen addiction amongst children.

Screen Addiction Guide for Parents

The National Online Safety’s guide about the issues associated with Instagram is available on the link below:

Instagram Guide for Parents

The National Online Safety’s guide about ‘Live Streaming’ is available on the link below:

Live Streaming Guide for Parents

The National Online Safety’s guide about ‘Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds’ (PUBG) is available on the link below:

PUBG Parent’s Guide