Keeping Safe Online
As a wider school community, we are committed to supporting each other in promoting online safety and wellbeing for our young people. CFS is linked in with a number of networks to share regularly updated information and guidance with parents and students.
We would like to recommend the use of a child-friendly and safe search engine http://www.swiggle.org.uk
This search engine can replace the use of Google when carrying out research, especially for children Y6 and below. The sites offered by it are more accessible in terms of language and content and are safer too in terms of avoiding inappropriate or unwanted content.
The Safeguarding Resource Hub is comprehensive online safety site with an area for children, young people, parents and teachers:
The BBC has launched a new app to help the wellbeing of young people whilst online and encourage more thoughtful communication. https://www.bbc.com/ownit/take-control/own-it-app
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We would like to recommend the Parent Zone and Internet Matters websites for parents whose children who are using social media. They gives up-to-date information about various social media platforms, with advice about helping our children to use them safely and responsibly:
The Liverpool Local Authority has asked all schools to share the short youtube clip in this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=V0lE-XENewM
It is about 'Contextual Safeguarding' and is of relevance to parents when considering any risks that may exist within our local neighbourhoods.