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Online Safety Advice for Parents

Online Safety Advice

 

 

We receive information from various groups about the dangers of children being on line and accessing inappropriate websites and materials. When we have this information it will be posted on this page to keep you up to date.

 

National Online Safety App

You can get up to date information on online safety by subscribing to the National Online Safety app. Just put National Online Safety into your search bar for your apps and download. It will ask what school your child is at and for an email. if you enable notifications this will ensure you are sent important information regarding online safety.

 

Andrew Hall provides valuable information to schools on a weekly basis regarding issues with regard to online safety. This week he has published this information with regard to TikTok:

 

TikTok has now raised its Livestreaming Age Requirement to 18 (BBC News)   TikTok has frequently been called out for its glaring failures to protect under 18s which use its service. With its flashy images, easily digestible content and ‘childlike’ feel it has always been popular among school aged children. A fact which has made its safeguarding failures all the more worrying. The platform’s attempt to ban under 18s seems to be unfeasible however, and so it is as important as ever to be aware of its usage in the classroom. In particular, its gift function can easily be manipulated in order to commit criminal acts against children. As such wariness around the app should not be lowered as a result. To find out more about what motivated their decision, and its potential outcomes head over to the page linked below: 

 

What parents and carers need to know about Tik Tok

Please find below some information from the LGFL (London Grid for Learning) this contains valuable advice for parents regarding keeping your children safe online.

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