Stay Safe Online
Stanton Vale School works with staff, pupils and parents / carers to create a school community which values the use of new technologies to enhance learning. As part of this process we encourage the responsible use of ICT and follow agreed policies to minimise potential online safety risks.
We discuss, monitor and review our online safety policy on a regular basis, linking it with other relevant policies such as those related to Safeguarding and Pupil Behaviour.
We support staff in the use of ICT as an essential tool for enhancing learning and communication and ensure that pupils are able to access technology in a safe manor
You may find the following websites useful in regards to keeping children safe online. You can also access our E-Safety policy in the resources section below. Please click on the icon to go the relevant website.
CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the abuse and exploitation of children in the real and ‘e’ world. Often it is referred to as an online 999. By clicking on the button, young people and parents can get advice on a range of issues such as viruses, hacking and dealing with bullying online.
The “Thinkuknow” website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre. It provides resources and information for Parents/Carers. It also has a number of videos for children to watch to help with issues such as cyberbullying and talking to strangers online.
Childnet International has a range of resources available to parents regarding online safety. It has up-to-date guides and an online chat forum if you need to speak to an expert.
NSPCC have teamed up with O2 to help parents keep children safe when they are using the internet, social networks, apps and games.
National Online Safety
National Online Safety’s mission to make the internet a safer place for children. They achieve this through equipping school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise.
UK Safer Internet Centre
Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online
As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online.
You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child stay safe online.