information FOR PARENTS
The Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre
The internet is a great way to discover, create and connect with people. Issues around the safe use of the internet and cyberbullying are few and far between but they do happen, in all walks of life.
St Joseph's proactively promote e-safety and the prevention of cyberbullying. Bullying in any form has no place at St Joseph's. Our E-Safety team in school can advise all students, parents and governors on e-safety issues. Please use the 'Contact Us' tab to get in touch if you have any queries.
Advice for parents and carers: setting up Parental controls
In addition to parental controls offered by your internet service provider (ISP), some devices, such as games consoles, tablets and smart phones have additional settings. Please read the Parents' Guide to Technology produced by the Safer Internet Centre for more information.
Below are some great websites to help students and parents get the most out of your technology, use the internet responsibly and to keep you and those you care about safe on the internet.
Staying Safe on the Internet
Advice and resources for parents from setting up parental controls offered by your internet provider to parental guides to new technology.
Find out what's good and what's not so good on the internet and what you can do about it.
An interactive internet safety resource. Contains the latest advice on cyberbullying and reporting.
Information and advice to encourage responsible digital citizenship.
Great for children, teachers, parents and carers. Fun games and activities alongside internet safety advice.
Social Networks and Blogs
Parents - understand the positive and creative ways people are using social networking spaces and the potential risks of using these sites and the ways to minimise these risks.
Information about social networking sites and how to use them responsibly, plus advice on preventing and responding to cyberbullying.
Produced by young people. Explores the issues of internet security and protection with explanations, important information and advice on how to protect a computer from viruses, phishing, scams, spyware and trojans.