- Education focused web filtering
- Ability to filter based on IP address ranges by using an external directory
- Local control to allow school to manage which websites it wishes to allow or block
The benefits of this system are:
- We can implement regular filtering ourselves in school based on classroom or user needs
- No filtering equipment needs to be installed in school
- We fulfill our safeguarding duties and responsibilities
Find out more about how we keep our children safe in school by clicking on our policy below.
Below you will find some links to external organisations and websites relating to e-Safety. We recommend that you take the time to have a look at this information and discuss different elements of E-Safety with your children. Please be aware that some of the links below are aimed at our older children. Particular areas to focus on are:
- What information is safe to give out when online
- How you should react should you receive an online communication from a stranger
- Keeping yourself and others safe online
Lancashire LEA have an online safety area with links to resources and advice on a variety of issues:
Vodafone’s Digital Parenting magazine has lots of interesting articles relating to online safety:
UK Safer Internet Centre Parents’ Guide To Technology – contains lots of advice about smartphones, gaming devices, tablets and other internet-connected devices:
The ThinkUKnow website is a fantastic resource for keeping children safe online and can be found here:
Specific links on the ThinkUKnow for different age groups are available here, tackling the issues through games:
Childnet is a not for profit organisation with the aim of making the internet a safe and enjoyable place for children. They have a variety of resources on their website (click on the link below) for those resources aimed at older children, we advise that you look at the resources before discussing with your children:
Childnet resources with a younger focus can be found here:
Digiduck stories are online safety stories specifically aimed at 3 to 7 year olds
Smartie the Penguin is also an online story designed for 3 to 7 year olds
Cartoons for older children
ParentZone are another great source of information:
They produce information relating to the latest crazes and trends such as Fortnite on the link below:
There are also books aimed at younger children which deal with the issues surrounding online safety through stories:
One night Chick hops onto the farmer’s house and has a browse on his computer – CLICK – soon she’s shopping online for the whole farm! But when she arranges to meet up with a friend she’s made online, she discovers all is not as it seems…
Little Red Riding Hood for the iPad generation, this is the perfect book for teaching children how to stay safe online.
Everyone loves Goldilocks’ hilarious online videos, but in her quest to get more likes, more laughs and more hits, she tries something a little more daring: stealing porridge #pipinghot, breaking chairs #fun, and using someone else’s bed #sleep. What will Daddy Bear do when he sees that online?
A hilarious cautionary tale for a new generation of internet-users from the prize-winning partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross, the third of its kind following Chicken Clicking and Troll Stinks.
Penguinpig is the highly-acclaimed story about a little girl who reads of an exciting creature known as a penguinpig on the Internet. Filled with delight and intrigue, she decides that she must go and find one.
However, her parents are far too busy to take her and so she decides that she will sneak out and find the adorable Penguinpig all on her own. Carefully, she follows the instructions from the website – but does she find her delightful Penguinpig?
The videos below are useful for dealing with internet safety issues. Please be aware that the content of the Internet Matters films is aimed at older children.