Online Safety


A report entitled, ‘Safer children in a 2627 Twynham 011Digital World – A summary for children and young people’ by Dr Tanya Byron was published in March 2008. 

The report outlines an assessment of the effects the internet and video gaming can have on children. The information contained in the report details those aspects of internet and video gaming that can be positive, safety risks and suggested recommendations, which are useful for schools and parents. Please click here to read it.


With thanks to the UK Safer Internet Centre, we are delighted to share the advice below with our parents and wider community and hope that this goes some way to helping conversations at home around Online Safety.

Conversation Starters Family Internet Safety Plan
Fun Things to Do Get Involved
Pack Overview Quick Activities
Resource Sheet Safer Internet Day 2020

 


Dorset Police also issue helpful Online Safety Newsletters at regular intervals. The most recent are below for your convenience.

Summer 2019
Spring 2019
Autumn 2019

 

CEOP


If you suspect someone is using the internet to make inappropriate contact with children, use the button below to alert CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection), who will investigate. This does not report it to us, but you can of course also contact our Safeguarding Team if you feel that you or another person is in danger.

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