The internet and the online world is an amazing resource which enables children to connect, communicate and be creative in many different ways, on a range of devices. However, the technology is always changing and being able to keep up to date with your children's use of technology can be a challenge. At Marston Moreteyne VC School we aim to teach our children how to keep themselves safe and know what to do if they are worried.
Potential online risks can be grouped into 4 categories:
For more information and advice about supporting children and young people online please read the leaflets below.
Safer Internet Day
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. Safer Internet Day 2022 is on 8th February and will be celebrated with the theme ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’.
What does being respectful online look like ?
You might not be able to control other people’s behaviour but you can control your own and make respectful choices!
Useful Information for Parents