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Online Safety

There is no doubt that technology is changing how we work, socialise and learn.  Using technology can help young people get on in life.  However, there are online risks and responsibilities which people have to be aware of.  We continue to collect resources to help both pupils and parents stay safe online.  The first group of links come recommended by Ofsted.
UK Safer Internet Centre
The Breack Foundation
NSPCC Share Aware
Net Aware

Think U Know Parents' Guide to The Internet

Childline
PEGI

ZipIt – New app to help you deal with chat requests you don’t feel comfortable with. Recommended by Surrey Police.
BBC article on the dangers of smart phones
Parents' and Teens' Guide to Twitter
Family controls for the XBOX
Setting up parental controls on Windows
Setting up safer browsing on Google
Setting up parental controls in Itunes

Guide to Mobile Web Safety (Booklet courtesy of Carphone Warehouse)

Reporting a serious online problem to CEOP