The High View E-Safety Zone
It is important to understand how to be safe online; this page highlights some useful resources and websites. If you have any e-safety concerns, please contact a member of staff.
E-Safety at High View
The High View E-Safety Policy describes our school expectations and defines safe and appropriate use of our computing facilities. It also covers the use of mobile devices within and outside the school so that everyone can stay as safe as possible online.
Our High View on line safety tips for children, how children can safely navigate the internet, apps, social media and games.
Our High View on line safety tips for parents, how to support your children to navigate the internet, apps, social media and games safely
The South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) have got 10 top tips to keep you safe on-line.
Know IT All is a brilliant resource which has been put together by Childnet International, a charity devoted to keeping young people safe online. Know IT All has excellent information for parents and children.
CEOP (the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) is part of the Police Service which helps children stay safe online. If you feel uncomfortable or know someone has also been made to feel uncomfortable when using the internet, you can report it to CEOP.
Keeping up with and supervising children’s online activities can challenging, especially when they have their own computers, smartphones, tablets and games consoles … or they are in other people’s homes. This site will help you understand potential risks and plan ahead before allowing children access to the internet.
Childline offers help to young people who are having problems of any sort, for example: exam stress, bullying, neglect, alcohol, family relationships, school gangs, racism, eating problems, homework and is there if you need to speak to someone.
Who is hosting this? also has some helpful parent information.
Social media, like all forms of public communication, comes with some risks. Not all of these risks turn into actual problems; and if children never face any risks, they never learn how to deal with them. By helping your child understand what the risks are, you can play a big part in preventing them from turning into problems.
*Lots of social media sites have age restrictions which should be adhered to for your child’s safety.
Google Safe SearchTM filters give parents the ability to change their browser setting to prevent adult content from appearing in their children’s search results.
E-Safety Guides for Parents
Snapchat is an app where posts, texts or pictures only last for a certain amount of time. Snapchat guide for parents
What are key concerns for children, and how can you keep them safe while playing Pokémon Go?
These devices are used by children for socialising, videos, games, music, reading, studying and much more. Although each of these things is positive, there is one potential danger area for children — unlimited Internet access through Wi-Fi or a carrier network. Iphone Safety