Online Safety News
Safer Internet Day February 2021
This year we celebrated with a week of activities and discussions set around the theme of keeping safe and alert online. ‘Together for a better Internet,’ encourages everyone to join together to make the Internet a safer and better place for all, especially for children and young people.
Fun Fact: Approximately 170 countries worldwide celebrated Safer Internet day this year.
On Thursday 11th February 2021, children at Lickhill Primary School and at home logged in to watch the National Assembly with Google and Parent Zone’s Be Internet Legends. Among other top tips, we learned how to make our passwords more secure and how to stay safe online.
Why not sit down together and watch a family of four Internauts as they embark on an epic journey in Interland.
Click here for the link :‘The Legends Family Adventure’.
At Lickhill we are committed to the safety of all our pupils, and keeping children safe online is very important to us.
The Internet is a highly creative space where opportunities are valuable, productive and highly beneficial for all. However, accessing this incredible resource safely is very important. We aim to help our parents and children develop a secure understanding of e- safety, in order to use the Internet along with all digital media safely and securely.
Parental Controls Booklet
This guide will help you set up parental controls to provide your child with a safer online environment. Parental controls can help to protect your child from seeing something that they shouldn’t - although it is important to emphasise that no system is effective all of the time so it is important to engage with your child and talk to them about their online life regularly.
Online Safety Newsletters- These monthly newsletters are packed with helpful information and advice on many of the popular games and activities that young people encounter every day online.
Home Activity Packs from THINUKNOW.co.uk.Each fortnight a new home activity pack is released with simple 15 minute activities for parents and carers to do with their children, which support online safety at home.
You can access the packs on the parents and carers website.
Packs are available for: