Online Safety – Latest Guidelines

Children at St Ebbe’s are taught how to keep safe online routinely as part of our computing and PSHRSE curriculum.

Wise and compassionate citizens understand the power of the internet. We want St. Ebbe’s children to embrace and make the most of the countless opportunities to connect with others and to acquire new knowledge and learn new skills whilst being able to be curious about where content has originated and to make wise decisions about how much of their time to spend onlineWe want them to develop an online presence which reflects compassionate citizenship whilst clearly understanding how to keep themselves and others safe when online. 

We have clear processes in place to keep children safe online whilst in our care, a systematic approach to educating children in online safety as well as clear mechanisms to identify and report potential threats where appropriate.  

The tips we teach children, and regularly review with them are remembered using the acronym SMART:

If your child experiences online abuse of any nature, report it to CEOPs by clicking the button below.

Report online abuse by clicking the button below:

 

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CEOP  (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works to protect children from harm online and offline, directly through CEOP led operations in partnership with local and international agencies. Their website offers further support in how and when to make use of this report function. There is also a CEOP report button in the footer of this website.

 

Below are a few links to some very useful information regarding online safety for parents, carers and children:

A quick guide to social media age restrictions, as defined by the COPPA Law can be found here: