Welcome to Wellesbourne Primary online safety page, as a school we are aware of the huge benefits of using new technology along with the internet to enhance learning and life in general. We take the safety and well being of our children very seriously and have added this page to share with you our rules regarding e-safety and using the internet in school and at home.
Merseyside Police have launched a new Digital PCSO to their task force who you can follow on twitter @merpolDPCSO. This page gives great advice on how to keep your children safe online. Digital PCSO
To see a copy of the Digital Parenting Magazine produced by Vodafone please click here Vodafone Digital Parenting Magazine
Ofcom have released these images with regards to how much screen time our children are getting. We know from speaking to our children that the percentages in our school are a lot higher than these findings.
Click this link for more information
UK Chief medical Officers have released these tips to help reduce these screen times. Click on This link to visit their website for more advice.
Wellesbourne online safety poster – Click on the link to see our school rules for using the internet.
e-safety for parents – This poster, aimed at parents, had been published by Childnet International and gives tips on how to stay cool when using the internet with your child.
Be Smart – This flyer, aimed at children has been published by Childnet International and gives children tips on how to stay safe when using the internet in school or at home.
Good Online Gaming Guide – This guide gives parents all the information they need to know on how to ensure that their children play safe when gaming online.
Safe use of Mobile Phones – A checklist for parents preparing to purchase a mobile phone for their children.
Some of the websites listed below are designed specifically for parents and cover many issues arising from the use of technology and the internet.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/topics/safety-and-privacy/ – BBC Parent page
http://www.childnet.com/resources/know-it-all-for-parents – Childnet page for parents
We had a visit from Merseyside Digital PCSO Megan Buckland. She came in to talk to our years 4, 5 and 6 about the effects that their behavior and misuse of the internet can have on their lives not only now but in the future also.