Online Safety Guidance for Parents
Using the internet, mobile phones and games consoles are now an every-day part of young people's lives. However, there are risks for children and you as parents need to know how to protect your children effectively.
We have created this page to give you some tips on how you can keep your children safe, as well as provide you with some informative websites for you to find out more information.
Online safety policy Jan 2021 final 23.2.21.pdf
Pupil Acceptable Use Agreement.pdf
Online hate is something that your children will be coming across whilst they are using the internet and social media. Internet matters have created a toolkit to help parents tackle this issue with their children: Internet-Matters-Guide-Online-Hate-And-Trolling-Advice_GBTCv2-1-1.pdf
Castleford Park Junior's Top Tips for Parents:
- Communicate with your child about their online habits-start those conversations early!
Establish clear boundaries with your child and monitor their online and social media usage.
Have up to date anti-virus protection on your devices.
Setup parental controls on your Internet Service Provider (ISP- your ISP will be able to give more information about how to do this).
Make sure you are familiar with the
www.thinkuknow.co.uk website and use the websites below to help you stay up to date.
Always seek advice if unsure and know where to report your concerns. School will be only too happy to help.
We follow an 'Internet Legends' scheme of work designed by Parent Zone and Google to help us teach our pupils how to stay safe online. Parents can also use the same exciting and relevant materials by following this link: https://beinternetlegends.withgoogle.com/en_uk/parents/
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Recommended websites for more information
Setting up parental control on different electronic devices
Link to set YouTube parental controls
Link to WhatsApp parental control guide
Link to Instagram parental control guide