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.
What is Musical.ly? (Now known as Tik Tok)
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:
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 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/