At St Patrick’s, we use ICT throughout all our subjects and encourage children to do the same at home. It is of paramount importance that parents and children are aware of how to safely use the Internet. Online safety forms part of our safeguarding curriculum and children will work through the following strands:
Self- Image and Identity, Online Relationships, Online Reputation, Online Bullying, Managing online information, Health, well-being and lifestyle, Privacy and security and Copywrite and Ownership
Social Media and apps – This document is to inform parents about the different apps their child may be using and highlights some possible pitfalls of these apps.
Kidsmart – Created to inform children of how to safety use new technologies and the potential dangers they may face.
ChildNet – a website giving you information and advice on e-safety and how to report any abuse.
Think U Know – this site provides information for children and parents about e-safety and how to report any abuse.
Vodafone – Digital Parenting – Advice for parenting in a digital age.
Childnet for Parents & Carers – advice and information about being online
NSPCC E-Safety – Keeping your child safe online, gaming and with apps.
Internet Matters Information for Parents/Carers
Copies of Vodafone’s Digital Parenting magazine will be given to families through out the year and can also be downloaded below.
Useful Links for Children