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Safeguarding: Online Safety

Online and e-safety, including cyber-bulling, are a full part of the Manor Beach curriculum, to ensure our pupils know how to stay safe online and how to report any concerns or worries about their online safety.

Monitoring and Filtering at Manor Beach Primary School

We are supported in our filtering by Lancashire County Council’s Education Digital Service and Netsweeper. We are able to monitor internet use on all devices using Netsweeper

Further advice on using the internet in the home and staying safe can be found for parents below:

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/0-5/ provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/6-10/ provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online

Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations

Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support

Internet matters

London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online

NSPCC has support for parents and carers, including a guide to social networks, apps and games

Further lessons on e-safety and using the internet in the home for pupils can be found here:

Harmful or upsetting content

Get support by:

  • reporting harmful online content to the UK Safer Internet Centre
  • getting government advice and trusted resources from Educate Against Hate on safeguarding from radicalisation, building resilience to extremism, and promoting shared values

Bullying or abuse online

You can:

Schools can access the free Professionals Online Safety Helpline which supports the online safeguarding of both children and professionals. Call 0344 381 4772 or email helpline@saferinternet.org.uk. The helpline is open from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.

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