On-Line Safety Updates

Here is a link to a number of handy guides that will enable you to set up parental controls for some of the common streaming sites e.g. Netflix https://ssscpd.co.uk/parentsandguardians
You may be aware through the media that the app 'snap chat' has updated its features. We would advise all primary children to not have this app but if your child does have this app please use the link to Newsround to help you understand more about 'snap chat's' new features called 'snap maps'.http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/40415706.  In order to ensure that people cannot track your child's location they need to enable the feature in 'Ghost Mode' this will ensure that it is not public information. Like with any social media app or feature we strongly advise parent to watch your child's use of technology and ensure safe and sensible use. 
Key Information: switch off Snap Map location sharing
  • When in photo-taking mode, pinch the screen to open Snap Map
  • Touch the settings cog in the top right corner of the screen
  • Tap "Ghost Mode" to switch off location sharing
  • Photos and videos posted to Snapchat's public 'Our Story' will still be discoverable on the map
Also view  https://youtu.be/MhHXbGKshgw for further information.
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https://ssscpd.co.uk/parentsandguardians This link will take you to a numberof handy guides to help you set parental controls for the most common streaming services eg Netflix https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-parents-and-carers-to-keep-children-safe-online
The Government have issued new guidance for keeping children safe online during Covid 19.
The BBC have a website and app called Own It. There is a lot of content for children to help them navigate their online lives, and the app comes with a special keyboard, which can intervene with help and support in the moments that children need it the most.
SafeToNet is an app for parents to help them safeguard their children from online risks like cyberbullying and sexting, whilst respecting their child’s right to privacy.