E – Safety
Social media via smart phones, tablets and other electronic devices is increasingly becoming part of everyday life. Our children will be starting to use these technologies which is why e-safety is now part of our school curriculum. The link below is for a website with guides to specific APPs such as Snap Chat and Instagram.
Families can visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents to access advice and support on how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and off. Articles provide guidance on topics as diverse as: challenging harmful sexual attitudes and promoting positive behaviours; helping a child with autism negotiate life online; supporting a child who has been sexually abused; and dealing with a range of online issues such as sending nude selfies and viewing pornography. Users will find films, downloadable guides and useful links to support organisations.
Families can also use the website to access the CEOP Safety Centre (www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre) where they can report abuse and exploitation direct to CEOP.