'Want to talk about it?'which was all about equipping children with the skills to be safe whilst online and making space for conversations about life online. Do you know what your child watches? What do they do if they come across content that makes them feel unsafe? The children were fantastic and came up with lots of sensible ways in which they can help themselves to stay safe and to stop life in the ‘real world’ being upset by their online experiences. Why not watch the video below to find out more about their work?
Helpful tool for parents from Virgin Media:
At Virgin Media O2, they want internet users of all ages to enjoy all the wonderful things the web has to offer, safely. That’s why their experts have created a children’s internet safety test to help build awareness for parents and children of all ages to ensure they are better protected online.
Try it out by following the link below:
Family friendly viewing?
Some children have been discussing films and programmes they have been watching at home which are not appropriate to their age. We do understand that with multiple ways and platforms to access media it can be difficult to 'police' however we would advise parental controls on devices and that you read the information available from the British Board of Film Classification on their website:
and read their helpful guide:
Information for Parent & Carers:
Online Safety is everyone's responsibility in our Freckleton family!
2022 07 07 Online Safety Briefing - Keeping children safe online letter 2022 Zoom.pdf
Thank you to everyone who was able to make the Online Safety Briefing. Please do not worry if you were unable to as all the materials discussed and advice sheets have been sent out to Parents & Carers via the class email system. Please find below a useful document from the briefing and below information about different online platforms for Parents & Carers.
Information Sheet for Parents V4 parents July 2022.pdf
Online Safety - we hope everyone has had chance to read the letter that is available on our school website and on School Jotter App.
Further information for parents & carers regarding Netflix’s Squid Game can be found at: