The following table details the safeguarding contacts within the School.
|Mrs Manjit Chand||Whole School DSL*|
|Miss Lauren Jenkins||Deputy DSL*|
|Mrs Antonia Odunjo||Deputy DSL*|
|Mrs Sam Smith||Early Years DSL*|
|Mrs Laura Willis||Early Years Deputy DSL*|
*DSL stands for Designated Safeguarding Lead.
Website, Apps and social networks to be aware of:
Please click here to view a list of Apps, websites and social media networks that may pose a risk for our children. These sites have been bought to our attention by our local Safeguarding Board. You can also click here to find links to letters are sent home by the school when we feel it necessary to notify parents of potential safeguarding risks.
Further information for parents
The following is a video which shows the NetAware app. This is an app that has been created by the NSPCC and O2 to give information about safety on a range of popular apps. This video showcases how to use the app. This is suitable for both parents and pupils: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqTv7Xs2gGY
Below is a link to a website which shows information about different websites, as well as general E-Safety information which provides useful information for parents to speak to their son/daughter (s) about: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/wake-up-wednesday/
E-safety magazine #DITTO is a free online safety magazine from e-Safety Adviser Alan Mackenzie, aimed at schools, organisations and parents. The content looks at risks, issues, advice and guidance related to keeping children safe online, with a view to enjoying and learning about technology.
You can find the latest edition here.
Gaming resources for parents and carers The UK Safer Internet Centre has published a leaflet for parents and carers providing information and advice about online gaming and how to help support children and young people to enjoy online games positively and safely.
e-Safety and online safeguarding report Children and Young People Now have published a special report on e-safety and online safeguarding for young people, covering online behaviour; perceptions of risk; duties and monitoring; sexting; and cyberbullying, as well as practice examples. Find it here.
Online safety The UK Safer Internet Centre offers advice for families wanting to set online safety resolutions for the new year. Tips include: have an open and honest conversation; create a family agreement; look at all your accounts; use the internet together. Find out more here: UK Safer Internet Centre blog
Advice for parents – what to do if your child sees something upsetting online Please click on this link for advice and guidance from the UK Safer Internet Centre.
Guidance from National On Line Safety for parents with children in Years 3 – 6 regarding the Roblox platform and screen addiction guidance. Please download the below documents:
Parents and carers may like to access the following #OnlineSafetyAtHome pack which contains new activities for parents and carers to use at home:
Advice for all parents (Nursery to Year 11) from the Internet Watch Foundation concerning Live Streaming and how to keep your children safe on line. Please download the document below:
Further information for parents during the enforced closure
Ahead of our online learning which will commence as of Monday 20th April, please find below some useful websites to support parents.
There are also some useful resources to support parents should your son’s/daughter’s use of technology increase during this lockdown period:
- NSPCC NetAware provides a useful guide to social networks, apps and guide.
- National Online Safety have produced a series of top tips guides to support remote learning for Parents, Children and Teachers.
- Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline for different age groups and parents.
- Childnet has produced a Parent and Carer Toolkit which is a collection of three resources designed to help you talk to your child about their online life, manage boundaries around family internet use and point you in the direction of where to get further help and support.