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On line Safety Links


School strongly recommends that parents take an ' Over the Shoulder' approach to ensuring that their children are making safe use of IT. There are endless positive uses of online activity but also very serious dangers that are opened up to children when using PCs, tablets, Telephones and games.


School IT has firewalls in place which filter out unsuitable content and monitors use of computer hardware. Mobile phones are not allowed be used by children on the school site, with any phone brought into school safely stored until the end of the school day.


Please work with  us to safeguard your child by taking an 'Over the Shoulder' supporting position, not allowing access to sites not age appropriate to your child, not allowing online games to be participated in that are not designed for the age of your child, and ensuring that parental controls are applied to devices.


The following links are for parents seeking advice on aspects of on line safety. The content is from recommended providers but is not written or controlled by Hamstead Junior School. We hope that the information included helps parents in ensuring that children are safe when involved in on line activities.