Staying Safe Online
Albion take e safety very seriously.
Are you worried about your child’s safety online?
Read our tips, advice and follow our guidelines for practicing good online safety habits.
Top tips for parents & Children
- Talk to your child as soon as they start to use the computer and make sure they:
- know NEVER to give out any personal details such as address, phone number or real name online
- know NEVER to meet anyone they have ‘met’ online without taking a responsible adult
- know NEVER to send out any images of themselves or friends they would not like you or their teacher to see!
- Do an on-line safety course appropriate for their age, see links below
- Know how to close down and report any inappropriate images they access online
- Make sure you have up to date anti-virus software and parental controls on any home computers
- Report any concerns you have
Please also see the government’s advice or parent and carer on cyber bullying:
Internet Matters - Parents and professionals can find the most comprehensive and credible resources, information and support to keep children safe online.
Be SMART on the Internet - 5 smart rules for staying safe when online. Download the leaflet.
NSPCC Net Aware - To children, online life is real life. We've joined forces with O2 to help parents explore and understand online life as kids know it.
ParentInfo from CEOP - Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online, for schools to host on their own websites.
NSPCC Online Safety Partnership - Giving parents and families the skills and knowledge to understand the internet as children do.
CEOP's Thinkuknow - Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command.
Childnet International - All the information you need to keep your child safe online.
Think-U-Know - If you're worried about viral scares on-line check here for more information.