Internet Safety

St. James’ CE Primary School are not responsible for information and images outside of this website.  We will endeavour to add links to appropriate materials only but we cannot monitor links from these websites to new ones.

We teach your child about keeping safe online and would encourage you to do so.

Esafety Policy

Above is a copy of St. James’ eSafety Policy.  All parents have received an acceptable use policy copy where they have given parental consent for their child to access the internet at St. James during school term time.

Please find links and articles below about what parents can do to keep their children safe online:-

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see articles from which will be refreshed automatically from the parent site with up-to-date information.

Keeping Young Children Safe Online (UK Safer Internet Centre) – A useful
eSafety Guide for parents
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ufiles/Keeping-Young-Children-Safe-Online.pdf

A guide from Google to show parents how they can protect your family online.
http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/familysafety/

YouTube Safety Centre –
http://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/safety.html

The ‘Digital Parenting Guide’ from Vodaphone “Read about the very latest technology and challenges in our new magazine – our Expert View articles, ‘How to’ guides and Take Action checklists will help you to stay up-to-date and feel more confident about getting involved.”
http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents/about_digital_parenting/Resources.html

Beatbullying website (Cybermentors) – http://www.beatbullying.org/safety/

The Cybersmile Foundation website (The Cyberbullying Charity) http://www.cybersmile.org

BBC Webwise is part of the BBC website with help & support for all aspects of internet safety. http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/parents-film

‘The Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the Internet’, has been created by CEOP to provide a light hearted and realistic look at what it takes to be a better online parent.
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/parentsguide/

“The Parents Guide to Technology from the UK Safer Internet Centre has been created to answer these questions and introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly”.
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parents-guide-to-technology

How to set up the parental controls offered by your internet provider (UK Safer Internet Centre)
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls

The parents section of the Know IT All website. The site contains information about positive ways young people are using different technologies, what the risks are to users and it outlines practical advice in avoiding or minimising risks when using online and mobile technologies.
http://www.childnet.com/kia/parents/

Child Safety Online Overview (Knowthenet)
http://www.knowthenet.org.uk/knowledge-centre/child-safety

The Digizen website – “This provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible Digital Citizens.”
http://www.digizen.org/

Guided access on iPads – Settings/General/Accessibility/Guided Access and Restriction on iPads –  Settings/General/Restrictions. The Parents Guide to Technology from the UK Safer Internet Centre (see above) has some device guides.