Online safety & home learning

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, staff, parents and children have used a great deal of online resources which has led to increased concerns about online safety. This  page is designed to support parents to ensure that families remain safe when using online learning resources.

Whilst helping your child learn from home we understand that you may be using the internet as a learning tool. However, not all web pages contain appropriate content for your child. If you need support or guidance, please access one of the following links.

Internet matters, London Grid for Learning, Net-aware, Parent info, Thinkuknow and the UK Safer Internet Centre.

 

Please find information below about setting up parent controls on commonly used devices and streaming services.

Android phones

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iPhones

Parental Controls - iPhone

 

Apple devices

Parental Controls - Apple Guided Access

 

Netflix

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Additional information can be found on the main online safety page in the statutory information tab of the website.

 

Online safety parent advice & guidance from Merseyside Police

Parental Controls

The Internet Matters website provides useful guidance on how to set up parental controls. The step by step guides will help you to set up the right controls and privacy settings on the networks, gadgets, apps, and sites they use to give them a safer online experience.

 

Unsure about a website?

The Net-aware website provides up to date information about social networks, apps and games.

It is important to make sure that smart speaker devices are set up securely. Click here for guidance from Internet Matters about how to do this if you are unsure.

 

Reporting inappropriate content

This link will guide you through the process of reporting harmful online content.

 

Talking to your child about online safety

The DigiSafe Daily downloadable resources have been produced by National Grid for Learning. They are aimed across all ages so some may be more suitable for older siblings.

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