Online Safety

Digital safeguarding research survey

Surrey County Council is supporting research that is being undertaken by Praesidio Safeguarding (on behalf of the Government), to understand the impact of legal and policy changes coming into force over the next year that will require internet-based services such as gaming and social media sites to establish the age of their child users with a greater degree of confidence. They have asked us to share the surveys below, which aim to gather the thoughts and feelings of young people and their parents/carers on different methods that can be used to establish children’s ages online. The research is aimed at finding out if any of the suggested methods pose a risk of exclusion to children.  
The information they are collecting from the survey will be anonymous and will help the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to establish the most appropriate ways to help protect young people online.
 
Please share your thoughts and feelings by clicking on either the ‘Child’ or ‘Parents’ survey link below.

For more information contact; info@praesidiosafeguarding.co.uk    
 
The closing date for the surveys is Tuesday, 6 April 202

Safer Internet Day will be Tuesday 9th February 2021
https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2021
Please find below 5 resources for home learning for all the family.

At School

At Moss Lane we want staff, children, parents and carers to create a school community that embraces the use of new technologies. We promote the use of ICT to enhance learning and teach the children how to keep themselves safe. All staff ensure the children know how to stay safe online and are following our SMART rules. Children also know how to report any problems or incidents straight away.

 

At Home

As a parent/carer you will know how important the internet is to children - they use it to learn, play, socialise and express themselves. Using technology does have its risks so we highly recommend you monitor your child’s activity on the internet and engage with your child regarding their use.

Web Links for Parents/Carers

  • NSPCC -This website has a wealth of information about how to keep your child safe online
  • National Online Safety Twitter Blog -This blog is another great resource for safety advice and tips
  • VPNMentor -This is an incredibly in-depth guide that will help you protect your child online. It covers a range of media and is useful right in to their teenage years.
  • Internet matters.org  -A really useful site with, among other things, information about how to set up parental controls on devices around your home.
  • Get Safe On-Line -This is a UK Government sponsored site containing lots of helpful information.
  • CEOP -This website gives you information about how you can report online abuse
  • UK Safer Internet Centre- a website made by three leading organisations: Childnet International, Internet Watch Foundation and SWGfL, with one mission - to promote the safe and responsible use of technology for young people.
  • https://parentinfo.org/article/surviving-family-life-under-lockdown

T. 01483 417214 E. info@moss-lane.surrey.sch.uk