If you have any questions or worries about a the safety of a child, please come in and speak to a member of staff. if you are worried that a child is in immediate danger, phone 999.
St. Mary's Cockerton is currently working towards gaining the Online Safety Mark and we aim to be fully accredited. This involves reviewing how we keep the children safe in school, how we manage and use technology in school and ensuring that we adopt best practice in safeguarding the children in our care.
Top five e-safety tips for using the internet at home
- Have family rules about how the internet will be used at home and be clear about what information is safe to share online.
- Discuss rules about making and meeting online friends.
- Make sure you know what your children are doing online much like you would in “real” life and use parental controls (on computers, mobile phones and games consoles) to help you. Remember that these cannot always be 100% effective.
- Make sure that your children are aware that people or websites can lie online.
- Make sure your child understands that online actions can have offline consequences.
Who are Internet Matters?
Internet Matters is a not-for-profit organisation working with online safety experts to bring you all the information you need to keep your children safe online.
We aim to bring you
- Advice on important e-safety issues
- News and advice from industry experts
- Guidance on setting parental controls and filters
- Reviews on the latest technology and apps
This is a really useful site to help you protect your children on the internet.
Click on the below link to visit their website.
Here is a handy resource you may find useful. It has links to appropriate websites to report concerns you may have over online safety and security.
There are also some useful tips and hints about how to keep yourself and your children safe online
A Useful List of Apps that the children use
PC Dobson came into school and talked to our parents about the different apps and websites that children use and she shared some important messages about internet safety. She advised that if a child has any concerns, that they can be logged via CEOP. She also provided a list of apps that the police are aware of that children use; you can download and read the list by clicking the image below.