On this page the Safeguarding Team will put current information that is important and relevant to you and your child. Please feel free to contact us at school if you have any concerns or wish to discuss any of the safeguarding information in more detail.
If you have any concerns or wish to ask any questions about Safeguarding, you can contact both Mrs Fleming and Mrs Edwards on 0121 464 9549.
Parent Info: The government has recently launched a brand new website to support parents. The website has been developed with ParentZone and CEOP, the police command responsible for child exploitation and online protection. Parent Info is a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line.
Think You know: Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it.
DigiZen: The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS.
NS Teens: NSTeens resources empower tweens (children ages 8 - 12) to make safer online choices through lessons taught in a series of animated videos highlighting the Internet-related adventures of a diverse cast of teenagers. Educators may reinforce the videos’ safety lessons through the use of accompanying activity cards.
Child Net International: Childnet International’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children.
NSPCC: NSPCC have teamed up with O2 to give you everything you need to know about keeping children safe online. Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.
UK Safer Internet Centre : develops new educational and awareness raising resources for children, parents and carers and teachers to meet emerging trends in the fast-changing online environment. Recent launches include resources focusing on early years, sexting, and 'how to' video guides on using parental controls on internet-connected devices;
Parent Zone: We help families deal with the many difficulties that are thrown up by the pace of technological change, providing them with the knowledge to make the most of the digital age, creatively and confidently. Also includes Parenting in the Digital Age an online course for parents.
Internet Matters: is a not-for-profit organisation working with online safety experts to bring you all the information you need to keep your children safe online. We aim to bring you advice on important e-safety issues, news and advice from industry experts, guidance on setting parental controls and filters, reviews on the latest technology and apps.
Priory Hospital Group: these free eating disorder helplines provide people with someone to talk to as well as access to advice, information and support at moments when they are worried and feel that they need to reach out.
You have probably seen on the news recently a lot of publicity about the CEOP Button. The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. They are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces. Besides its primary role CEOP also deals with other offences against children, such as cyber bullying, hacking & abusive text messages & phone calls. If your child experiences any issues while online they can use the CEOP button to report them to the police and proper authorities. You will see the CEOP button on most popular children’s websites.