E-safety encompasses not only Internet technologies but also electronic communications via mobile phones, games consoles and wireless technology. It highlights the need to educate children and young people about the benefits, risks and responsibilities of using Information Technology.
- e-safety concerns safeguarding children and young people in the digital world
- e-safety emphasises learning to understand and use technologies in a positive way.
- e-safety is less about restriction and more about education about the risks as well as the benefits so we can feel confident online.
- e-safety is concerned with supporting children and young people to develop safer online behaviours both in and out of school.
Students at Grove learn about e-safety in ICT and PSHEE lessons and in Assemblies as well as in other lessons. Below are several resources and E- safety tips for Parents and Carers on how to help children remain safe whilst on the net.
NSPCC Social Networking Advice for Parents and Students
NSPCC Online safety for Parents / Carers
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CEOP has produced this light hearted and realistic look at what it takes to be a better online parent. The show covers topics such as, talking to your child about the technologies they use and the things they might see.
With interviews from leading experts such as, Professor Tanya Byron, Dr Linda Papadopoulos and Reg Bailey, as well as key industry players from Facebook, Club Penguin and Moshi Monsters , this online guide aims to equip you with the tools to have those tricky conversations with your children and keep your family safe online.