Everyone in school has been spending some time with their classes this week looking at how to keep safe when using the internet at school and home. There is more information for parents on this page and links about how to ensure your child is safe when using different electronic devices.
Click the link below to find out what CBBC has to say about keeping safe online.
On Thursday 4th February at 1:30pm in the hall. Julia Codman, E-safety Project Manager for Sheffield City Council, will present the workshop and will speak about issues such as on-line gaming, social media, mobile phones, Cyber Bullying and preventing young people being led into radicalisation and extremism. Mrs Khan and Miss Kalthum will be available to translate if needed.
In the Autumn term each year group spends time talking to the children about e safety and how to keep safe on the internet.
We read the story of Smartie the Penguin and learnt how he keeps safe when using the internet. We desined our own E-Safety posters amd learnt Smarties E-Safety song. We even added our own actions to help us remember it. Take a look at our E-saftey display in the ICT suite.
Top Tips for Parents (from Microsoft): Create a PACT to keep your children safe online
The NSPCC have produced a guide for parents to mkae parents more aware of keeping your children safe on using social networking sites. Remember the advice is that children do not have a facebook or instagram account until they are 13. To stay up to date and keep your child safe in todays digital world go to http://www.net-aware.org.uk/
Utilise Parental Controls where available. (Information on Parental Controls for Microsoft products can be found at www.microsoft.com/protect/
The following show how to keep your child safe on the internet and other forms of ICT.
Keeping safe on Minecraft http://parentinfo.org/article/staying-safe-on-minecraft
Understand video game age ratings http://parentinfo.org/article/understanding-video-game-ratings
To find out about keeping your children safe on different devices click on the links and documents below.
Please click here to view the Sheffield School Terms
Lowfield Primary School
Sheffield S2 4NJ
Tel: 0114 2552501
Headteacher: Mr C Holder