Online Safety

The school has created this online safety page to help parents and carers stay safe on the internet.

Our school policy can be found below.

St MarysCPSONlineSafetyPolicy2019

Please note this policy is a draft and will be further updated in the Autumn Term 2019, in line with the new guidance within KCSIE 2019. Our new Online safety group will also review this policy in the Autumn Term.

Online Safety – Keeping Children safe in the Digital World.

The Lancashire Grid for Learning has a very helpful section for parents and carers. The parents section includes lots of information about protecting yourselves and your children whilst exploring the digital world. The website can be found at

www.lancsngfl.ac.uk Click on the Online Safety section and scroll to the Parents information section where you will find lots of useful information.

Becta have published a good guide for parents and carers, this guide helps you to support your child’s learning using technology.

Supporting your childs learning

Below is a link to a useful guide that has been produced giving parents and carers advice and guidance on using social media sites such as Facebook and keeping your personal information protected.

Guide to FB security

Additional useful information can be found at www.nationalsafety.com, wwww.saferinternet.org.uk. www.thinkuknow.co.uk and www.nspcc.org.uk.

All of the websites above contain useful and up to date information about your child’s safety online, if you require any additional support please contact Mrs McGrath or Mr Nolan.