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~Online Safety during school closures

During this unusual time keeping children safe online is a top priority.  If you are worried at all about harmful or upsetting content or would like to report online abuse please use the links below or to the right.  There are also links for online safety guidance  as well as useful parents guides on online safety during the school closures. We also have some fun online safety activities to try, we will update these with some new activities for you every two weeks.

Children and parents, if you want to talk to someone at school about anything that is worrying you please talk to Mrs Mackintosh or email her at head@langshott.surrey.sch.uk

The government have also released a publication. Coronavirus-Covid 19: Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-parents-and-carers-to-keep-children-safe-online

The link below is a safeguarding hub that allows parents to access interactive guidance on setting up parental controls on their child’s devices, as well as guidance on apps like TikTok, YouTube and Instagram and more. https://parenthub.thekeysupport.com?uuid=b289e0bc-f049-4faa-a5e3-676f2b6a7daf

Harmful or upsetting content and reporting abuse.

  • Childline - for support
  • UK Safer Internet Centre - to report and remove harmful online content
  • CEOP - for advice on making a report about online abuse
  • https://educateagainsthate.com/  for getting government advice and trusted resources from  on safeguarding from radicalisation, building resilience to extremism and promoting shared values

Help and guidance

  • Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
  • Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
  • UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers