Read, sign and promote the school’s parental acceptable use policy (AUP) and read the pupil AUP and encourage their children to follow it
Consult with the school if they have any concerns about their children’s and others’ use of technology
Promote positive online safety and model safe, responsible and positive behaviours in their own use of technology, including on social media: not sharing other’s images or details without permission and refraining from posting negative, threatening or violent comments about others, including the school staff, volunteers, governors, contractors, pupils or other parents/carers.
Resources for Pupils
- BBC Own It - support for young people to take control of their online life, including help and advice, skills and inspiration on topics such as friendships and bullying, safety and self-esteem
- Childline – includes information for pupils on sexting, gaming, grooming, bullying, porn, relationships.
Useful Websites for Parents
The above websites are a good place to check for up to date information about how to keep your child safe online.
Information about Virtual reality headsets: