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Online Safety

Advice for Students:

Advice for Parents:

Your Digital Universe

The internet is an amazing place for you to learn, have fun and chat with your friends. However it can also be a dangerous place if not used safely. Follow these simple rules when using the internet at School and at home to help keep you safe.

Be smart on the internet

The Digital Universe of your Children

The internet is an amazing resource which enables your child to learn, communicate and be creative. However being able to keep up to date with your children’s use of technology can be difficult. You may sometimes feel that your children know more about technology than you do, however they still need advice and protection when it comes to technology and online safety. These following guides are intended to help you understand more about the digital universe of your children and how to help keep them safe. 

Social Media

Parent guides to popular social media sites can be found here...www.net-aware.org.uk

Facebook ask.fm InstagramSnapchatTwitterTumblr              

PDF icon  The Wavell School e-safety Policy

Online Safety During School Closure

Think U Know has created Online Safety at Home packs specifically to support parents during Covid-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at home

11-13 Years

14+ Years

 Further useful information regarding all issues surrounding online safety can be found via the links below:

   A collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their
                                          children are doing on-line.

ThinkUKnowThink U Know

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people and their parents



saferinternetSafer Internet

E-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.



CEOP Internet Safety

Advice, help and report centre



Share Aware

NSPCC 'Share Aware' 

Understand online safety and how to have conversations about keeping safe online.


The BRECK Foundation

Raising awareness of playing safe whilst using the internet 


Advice on how to deal with Cyber Bullying and Sexting





All the information parents need to know to keep their children safe online



BBC WebwiseBBC Webwise

A range of video and written guides to help you to get connected and develop online skills.


Net Aware

Up to date guidance on social media sites and apps




Pan European Game Info. Recommendations regarding the age suitability of game content.