Staying Safe Online and Building Digital Resilience

Staying Safe Online and Building Digital Resilience

It has been lovely to see all the excellent uses of the internet over this lockdown period as a way to keep in touch with loved ones and friends, create as well as to produce some outstanding work. We are very lucky to have this excellent resource at our disposal.

With the complexities of a digital world, we must always strike a balance between enabling a healthy curiosity and staying safe online. With this in mind, I’d like to signpost you to several links that might be useful:

To support where to find a wide range of useful information regarding online safety: http://www.torpoint.cornwall.sch.uk/e-safety/

To support building resilience when online: https://parentinfo.org/article/six-fun-online-activities-to-boost-your-child-s-digital-resilience

To support regarding security settings/parental controls etc: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/parental-controls/

To support a child if they have been exposed to inappropriate content: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/inappropriate-explicit-content/

To support if you want to know more about certain app/games: https://parentinfo.org/articles/all  and https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

If you have any concerns regarding online safety, please let myself or the designated safeguarding lead, Mrs Lear, know.

Mr C Pease