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Online Safety

The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children, and it is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers. Learning how to act safely when using the internet is an incredibly important part of safeguarding our children.

We are therefore delighted to announce that Southfields Primary School have shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety- providing resources for all parents and carers. 

The resources include Parents & Carers courses (presented by Myleene Klass), online video resources and weekly guides covering a huge range of topics, including:

 

·        Online Relationships

·        Fake Profiles & Social Bots

·        Online Bullying

·        Online Grooming

·        Child Sexual Exploitation

·        Sexual Harassment & Violence

·        Sexting

·        Live Streaming

·        Online Identity

·        Screen Addiction

·        Online Challenges

·        Overspending

·        Social Media Platforms

·        Online Gambling

·        Radicalisation, Terrorism & Extremism

·        Age Inappropriate Content

·        Copyright & Ownership

·        Hacking

·        Fake News

·        Online Fraud

·        Online Reputation

·        Personal Data

·        Pornography

·        Targeted Adverts & Pop-Ups

·        The Dark Web

·        Games & Trends

 

To create your account, please follow https://nationalonlinesafety.com/enrol/southfields-primary-school-1 and complete your details. When you’re set up, you’ll be able to set ‘Parent/Carer’ as your user type

You can access National Online Safety online via any device- including via our brand-new smartphone app. To download the app click on one f the buttons below.

Alternatively, search for ‘National Online Safety’ in the App Store/Google Play Store.

Answers to frequently asked questions and customer service can be accessed at https://helpdesk.thenationalcollege.co.uk/helpcentre .

Kind Regards,

Mrs Lucy Ledbrooke

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Keeping Safe Online

  • Don’t post any personal information online – like your address, email address or mobile number.
  • Think carefully before posting pictures or videos of yourself.  Once you’ve put  a picture of yourself online most people can see it and may be able to download it, it’s not just yours anymore.
  • Keep your privacy settings as high as possible
  • Never give out your passwords
  • Don’t befriend people you don’t know
  • Don’t meet up with people you’ve met online.  Speak to your parent or carer about people suggesting you do
  • Remember that not everyone online is who they say they are
  • Think carefully about what you say before you post something online
  • Respect other people’s views, even if you don’t agree with someone else’s views doesn’t mean you need to be rude
  • If you see something online that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or worried: leave the website, turn off your computer if you want to and tell a trusted adult immediately.