eSafetyDownload the NetAware app for excellent advice from the NSPCC
Welcome to our eSafety page where we will give you and your children tips on staying safe online!
Please find below advice for parents:
Don’t forget the SMART rules.
Safe – Never give out your personal information over the internet, such as your name, address, school and email address.
Meeting – Never meet up with anyone you meet up with online.
Accepting – Don’t open emails or attachments from anyone you don’t know as they may contain a virus.
Reliable – Always check two or more websites to ensure the information you are reading is correct.
Tell – Always tell an adult if you are unsure about anything on the internet!
Here are some websites that your child may enjoy looking at:
Here are some websites which parents may wish to look at:
If you are ever unsure of anything online, then please contact Mr Thorogood who will be happy to speak to you.
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We would like to make you aware of the following Facebook advice: There’s a little-known feature on Facebook that allows your child to send and receive private messages and images you won’t be able to see, even if you have the log in details to their account. Here’s...read more
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At St Aidan's we will be supporting Safer Internet Day on 6th February 2018. The theme will be, 'Create, Connect and Share Respect. A better internet starts with you.' Safer Internet Day is coordinated by the Safer Internet Centre. The celebration sees hundreds...read more