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

What is Snap Chat?

Parent's information about Snap Chat

What is Snap Chat Map?

What is Pokemon Go?

What is Musical.ly? (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:

www.youtube.com/channel/UCxMnZ02Sl1AbtIhq-m3rrVQ

Report online concerns here:

Keeping your information safe

USEFUL WEBSITES:

Lots of information for parents about keeping your children safe, from the experts – CEOP http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk

The think you know website for parents www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

Making a report to CEOP https://www.ceop.police.uk/Ceop-Report/

Reporting a violation to Facebook https://www.facebook.com/help/?page=204546626249212

Making a report to Twitter - https://support.twitter.com/groups/56-policies-violations#topic_236

Lots of information for parents – http://www.parentsonlinesafety.com

Staying safe from Hate: http://educateagainsthate.com

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: http://www.internetmatters.org/social-media/

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

  1. 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

VLE

The school's Virtual Learning Enviroment

Log in

School Brochure

Find out more about William Farr School

View

Progresso

Our web-based system for accessing student details

Log in