It purchases its internet connectivity from an accredited supplier who filter both web access* and email
It educates pupils on appropriate online behaviour and what to do if they receive upsetting messages/texts/emails
It deals with incidents as and when they arrive
Has an eSafety section on the school website
What the school does
However.... pupils spend far more time out of school online: mobiles, games consoles and filtering/control can only go so far.
Engaging with your children is the answer.
* No filtering is 100% guaranteed.
Safe Search Engines for Children
And a few more here
SearchyPants and KidRex both use customised Google searches.
You can find out how to turn on parental controls in Google here if you think the above options are limiting or too young looking.
An iPad Option: Mobicip
Others are available on the iTunes store
Software such as eSafely offers protection for your children.
Software and Hardware Controls
All major gaming consoles now come with parental controls – no need to buy or even download anything.
All offer the ability to enforce the ESRB game ratings, as well as shut off Internet access, making them very safe for even young children.
You just need to configure the settings.
Ofcom has links to a number of manufacturer and other useful sites.
Another handy link on the same theme is here.
Free Software Options
Mobile phone companies also have parental settings available, but unless activated, then all the measures taken above are by-passed.
Safer Smartphones:A guide to keeping your device secure.
The T&Cs quite clearly state that Facebook is for Over 13s only.
However, the reality is that under 13s have accounts, some sactioned by parents, so.....
Get a grip of the Privacy Settings and keep checking, as they change.
This is a useful guide for parents.
.....and for most people that is Facebook
Choose friends wisely. If you don't know them in real life, they're probably not your friend.
Do you know/trust your friends friends?
Tell an Adult
Advice to Pupils
If you get an email, text, message, Facebook post that upsets you.....
Swimming Pools are potentially dangerous places, but we don't keep our children away from them, we teach them to swim.
Click the picture to go to YHGfL's eSafety pages.
You might like to watch Cleeve Primary School's Daydreaming video.