The internet is a great way to discover, create and connect with people. Issues around the safe use of the internet and cyber bullying are few and far between but unfortunately they do happen.
Goole Academy proactively promotes e-safety and the prevention of cyber bullying. Bullying in any form has no place at Goole Academy. Our ICT Support Team and Senior Members of Staff can provide advice and support. 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.
Click here to report an issue to the school, and click here to report an issue to CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre).
Staying Safe On The Internet
ThinkUKnow is an excellent online resource to learn more about keeping yourself and your child safe online. Click the links below to be taken through to different resource sections:
There's a wealth of other excellent resources to help you stay safe online. Explore the links below to learn more:
- UK Safer Internet Centre: Safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.
- Counselling Directory: Helpful advice on how to stay safe online.
- Digizen Information and advice to encourage responsible digital citizenship.
- ChildNet: Great for children, teachers, parents and carers. Fun games and activities alongside internet safety advice.
- Connect Safely: Advice for teenagers on how to stay safe while chatting online with information about the potential dangers of interactive services like chat, Instant Messenger, online games, email and mobiles.
- Young Minds: Tips for talking to your child about their use of social media and the internet.
- Internet Matters: Guides for keeping your child safe on their favourite social networks - Snapchat, Twitch, Whatsapp, Youtube, and more.
- Internet Matters: Advice for supporting teenagers ageed 14+ with how they interact with the internet.
- NetAware: Excellent guidance for parents for managing your child and apps, games, andsocial media usage.
- Young People, Music, and the Internet: This information aims to keep parents and teachers well-informed about copyright and how digital content can be enjoyed safely and legally online or via a mobile device.
- Snapchat Locations: The following article explains about the changes to the app and how to keep personal information such as location safe.
- Text talk & Emojis: A useful guide with some internet based slang, acronyms, and alternative emoji usage to be aware of.
The government has recently updated their advice and guidance to help parents and carers to keep children safe online during the coronavirus outbreak. Click here to access it - there's lots more useful information to help keep you and your child safe online.