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Online Safety at Gossops Green

We value ICT within our school and encourage our children to experience different ways of accessing mobile technology.  From laptops and IPads through to games consoles and e-readers, our children are able to access a wealth of resources and explore different technologies to suit their learning styles.

The eSafety of our children is of paramount importance to the school and something that we monitor and revisit regularly.  We also work closely with The Collegiate Trust and DB Primary (our school's learning cloud provider) to ensure that we are up to date with current advice and practice.  

We know that parents and carers will also be very concerned that their children are protected and safe when using the Internet, both in school and at home.  We have added some documents below that contain useful information on how to keep your children safe, tips on how to initiate conversations around the subject of eSafety and specific advise on online gaming.  We have also included various links that will direct you to further information from external organisations.



Right Click

Rights Respecting Schools Article 13 - At Gossops Green Community Primary School, we believe that all 54 articles are important to the well being of our children. Article 13 however, clearly states that "Children have the right to get and to share information, as long as the information is not damaging to them or to others." This includes the information on the internet. 

Parental Controls

Other ways that you can keep safe online is by ensuring that you use the internet service provider's parental controls. To support you with this, below is a links that will take you to a set of instructions on 'How to set up Parental Controls'. Once you have click on this page you will need too find your broadband service provider. Follow the on screen instructions. 

CEOP Internet Safety

CEOP operates a 24/7 service for the receipt of reports. Reports can be made to CEOP by a young person or on their behalf by a parent/carer or professional working with these groups. Children under 11 
years of age are encouraged to tell an adult that they trust about what has happened and to ask for their help in reporting this either to CEOP or local police. All reports to CEOP are treated as reports of crime and as such anonymous reports cannot be accepted.

Parent Information

Click here for a link to Child Safety on U Tube. Parent Fact Sheet.

Please click on this link to be taken to the RRS feed from Parent Info. 

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