E-Safety

New Heights School is committed to promoting the safe and responsible use of the Internet.
Cyber bullying

Being online is an integral part of children and young people’s lives. Social media, online games, websites and apps can be accessed through mobile phones, computers, laptops and tablets – all of which form a part of children and young people’s online world.

The internet and online technology provide new opportunities for young people’s learning and growth, but it can also expose them to new types of risks.

E-safety is an integral part of children’s education in today’s digital world and is embedded in their learning at school. We also want to help our parents / carers and children improve their own understanding of e-safety issues so they can learn to use the internet and all digital media in a safe and secure way

Merseyside Police

Please see below for links to advice and guidance from Merseyside Police.

During the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation many parents are working from home including home learning with their children. Many children will increase their online activity time during this period due to being at home more, so it is important that families incorporate time to learn about how to keep safe when going online. It is highly likely that online offending will increase during this time, so it is important that children and young people know how to
learn, socialise and play online in a safe way.

Social Media

The legal age to have an account on most social media – Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat – is 13 years old

Internet Matters

Information, advice and support to keep children safe online

London Grid for Learning

The London Grid for Learning provides a filtered broadband connection, network services, a common learning platform, online content and support communities for all schools across London. It operates as a consortium of 33 local education authorities

Net-Aware

A guide for parents to 39 of the most popular sites, apps and games that young people use.

Parent Info

Help and advice for families in a digital world. Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP, providing support and guidance for parents.

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