As you will know we are currently closed to the majority of children at Bulphan as per Government guidelines.
We are aware that this is likely to mean that many children will be spending an increased amount of time online over the coming weeks. Online safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Bulphan so please find below some helpful advice, links and documents which you may like to consider as to how you can keep your family safer online at home.
Please look at our normal e-safety page too.
Miss Finch and Mrs Fitter are always available to discuss any concerns that you may have or you are worried your child may have seen something online that is inappropriate or you are concerned by. Do not hesitate to contact us.
Remote Learning - top tips for parents
Parent's guide to internet safety
Online lesson guide - Whilst we do not plan to use live teaching sessions at St Margaret's we know that many of your children are accessing online learning through extra curricular clubs. This documents outlines some useful advice to think about if this is the case
Online safety tips for children
KS2 esafety quiz - Complete this quiz alongside your children. It may be a good way to start discussions.
Buddy the dog's Internet Safety Story KS1 - Suitable for KS1
Internet Matters: www.internetmatters.org
Internet Matters bring you all the information you need to keep your children safe online. It has a tool which guides you through how to set up parental controls on all the different devices in your home to protect your children.
Think U Know: www.thinkuknow.co.uk
The National Crimes Agency Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (CEOP) have a website which is suitable for children aged 5-16 and a section just for parents/carers with advice and information.
UK Safer Internet Centre: www.saferinternet.org.uk
UK Safer Internet Centre provides a wide variety of advice and guidance to help you discuss online safety with your children. There are useful checklists for privacy settings on social networks.
National online Safety: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/
This site equips staff, children and parents with the knowledge they need to understand internet safety. The site also regularly updates guides to all the latest online platforms including apps such as TikTok, Zoom, Houseparty etc. If your child is using it there should be a guide and it may be a good idea to read up on what they may be seeing when using it. These can be found here https://nationalonlinesafety.com/guides. We've tried to include some below that might be particularly useful in the current climate.