Being Safe Online

Being safe online is a great responsibility of all of us. In today's society being aware of who you are communicating with online is of great importance in maintaining the safety of all of us.

Below are some links and information that we hope will help to keep staff and students up to date with the latest trends and ways to protect yourself online.

In addition the school runs specific filtering software and Securus an industry standard monitoring application designed to protects students from cyberbullying, online grooming, explicit images, harmful websites and other threats.

Stay Safe on Facebook

Health Impacts of Screen Time - Fact Sheet for Parents

UK Chief Medical Officer's advice for parents and carers on Children and Young People's screen and social media use

Go Bubble information sheet

Instagram - setting it to private

What is Fortnite?

What is Roblox?

What is Snap Chat?

Parent's information about Snap Chat

What is Snap Chat Map?

What is Pokemon Go?

What is (Now known as Tik Tok)

What is Yellow?

What is Live Streaming?

What are honesty Apps, e.g. Sarahah and TBH

The Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board is a multi-agency board made up of representatives from the Local Authority, Police, Health Service, Probation Trust, Youth Offending Service, the Voluntary Sector and others.  They have a dedicated You Tube channel with information on various topics about online safety and signposts onto other useful sources of information.

The link to the You Tube channel is below:

Report online concerns here:

Keeping your information safe

or by contacting the Lincolnshire Customer Service Centre on 01522 782111

A summary of  the information on screen time use for parents and carers from the UK Chief Medical Officer


Lots of information for parents about keeping your children safe, from the experts – CEOP

The think you know website for parents

Making a report to CEOP

Reporting a violation to Facebook

Making a report to Twitter -

Lots of information for parents –

Staying safe from Hate:

Net Aware - a site where parents review and rate social media apps and sites based on the features and how appropriate it is/isn't.

Digital Safety - a blog post that gives an overview of several dangers on the Internet and how to deal with them, such as child online safety, social media safety, etc.

Online Social Media Tips for Parents:

Other information

Thank you to Alan Mackenzie from e-safety advisor who produces these excellent resources for parents

  1. January 2019

  2. September 2018

  3. Ditto June 2018

  1. Ditto October 2017

  2. Ditto Summer 2017

  3. Ditto June 2017

  4. Ditto April 2017

  1. Ditto January 2017

  2. Ditto November 2016

  3. Ditto May 2016

  1. Issue 10

  2. Issue 9

  3. Issue 8


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