Knowing how to stay safe online is vitally important for all members of our community, children, teachers and parents. This is a fast changing topic and in this section we will post up to date articles and information for you.

There are many games, web sites and social media outlets that children, teenagers and adults enjoy using. All of these have their pros and cons. The NSPCC has reviewed around 40 of the most popular and their findings can be found on the Net Aware website https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/?order=title

Before you or your child signs up for any of these games or services please have a read of these pages.

Direct links to reviews of the most popular games and service are below.

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Age Restrictions for Social Media
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Social Media Platforms have minimum age requirements. Do you know what they are? If you or your child lies about their age and says that they are 13 to enable them to join Facebook when they are only 9, then when they are 14 Facebook will show them as being 18. This could lead to a stranger contact…

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Online Gaming Advice
Updated

Children of all ages enjoy playing games on,one, but there are a few pitfalls to watch out for. The leaflet below is designed to help you as parents keep your child safe. Online_gaming_an_introduction_for_parents_and_carers_2017.pdf

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Terms and Conditions of Social Media
Updated

The terms and conditions for using Social Media are very long and complicated. 99% of adults simply skim through them and accept them, as they are written in complicated legal language that many people don't fully understand. Did you know that by using Instagram you are granting them permission to…

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Live Streaming
Updated

Do you or children use Live Broadcast Social media Apps? Do you know the differences between them all? Do you know how to keep yourself or your children safe whilst using them? Have a look at the handy guide below produced by the How 2 be Safer Centre, which outlines the key strengths and weaknesse…

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