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Online Safety

Who is Sam?

With the increased threat of offenders using online live streaming platforms there is a need to educate children about the associated risks. CEOP want to help parents and carers protect their children from online offenders like Sam, the fictional narrator of the animation, who targets children online and quickly builds trust with them. The short…

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Parent/Carer Online Safety Survey 2018

Hello all parents/carers Please would you be able to help us out by taking our short Online Safety Survey about how our children are using the Internet at home. Thank you very much. Your input is really valuable.  

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Gaming

This year there are so many exciting  games and consoles around, there is a good chance you might have one in your house. Whether a DS, Nintendo Switch or PS4, there is something for everyone, and every age. Consider whether your child is mature enough to join an online community, and whether the games they…

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You Tube – Important Information

You may have seen news reports about inappropriate children’s videos on YouTube. These are videos that, at first, appear to be for children, as they include cartoon characters such as Peppa Pig, or characters from Disney films such as Frozen. However, later on the videos become violent or disturbing. One, for example, shows Peppa Pig…

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Stay SMART Online

The SMART rules are used in school to help children understand how they can keep themselves safe online, while making the most of the benefits of using the Internet. SAFE: stay safe, don’t give out personal information MEETING: only meet someone from the internet with your parents ACCEPTING: emails, IM, texts from strangers can lead…

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9 Tips for staying safe online at Christmas

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year, excitable children and time to relax with family and friends. And of course, there are new toys to play with. With a huge increase in sales of devices (around 13 million people receive smartphones for Christmas each year) it is important to ensure that you and your…

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Safety Roadshow Friday 15th September 2017

Just some of the amazing activities and art work that made up part of the Safety Roadshow. We hope you enjoyed it. And you helped us raise money for NSPCC.  Huge thank you to RNLI, St. John Ambulance, Avon and Somerset Constabulary, Travelwest, Julian House Bike Workshop. 

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ROBLOX – Be Aware

We have been alerted to some potential issues with children using the online gaming platform ROBLOX. ROBLOX is a user-generated gaming platform where you can create your own games or play games that other users have made. WARNING: There is also the option to chat to other players. Before you make the decision to let…

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