William Alvey E-safety 2021-2022
On-line software (games, apps, social media) change almost daily. There is also a corresponding increase in e-safety advice, which although well-intentioned can sometimes leave you more confused than you were in the first place. Please feel free to contact the school and discuss any concerns you may have regarding on-line safety. We have expertise in school and the facility to contact well respected professional e-safety advisors:
We took part in Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 8th February 2022 and will again next year:
Useful safety guidance
Alan Mackenzie's online advice, using his drawings/artwork as an example, the primary video discusses empathy and criticism online and is suitable for KS2.
We believe that internet safety education is a crucial element of the curriculum and an essential part of young people’s development. We hope that parents can strengthen and reinforce the safety messages that your children receive in school, in your home environment.
We also wanted to use this as an opportunity to ensure all parents know the minimum age of some apps/games.
Whatsapp 16 (this was 13 until April 2018)
Facebook 13 (including Messenger)
YouTube 13 (parents can restrict videos by age)
Google Hangouts 13