The online environment is one that is incredibly rich and useful for children's learning. There are some wonderful opportunities for them to communicate and understand the world, that would not be available without modern technologies. However, we also know that there are some risks that come from accessing the online world, so it is really important that we keep our children as safe as possible.
Our children learn to use the Internet safely and carefully. They are taught strategies for online safety and we ensure they know what to do if they feel worried or unhappy about something whilst using the computer. The children are also taught about personal information and how to keep this safe.
With so many new technologies being readily available and their increasing use, it is important that parents/carers and school talk to the children about privacy and safety, starting from a very young age.
The information and links below will help you to support your child or children to keep safe while they are using the Internet and other technologies: