At Castle View, we place a high priority on online safety and follow the Project Evolve online safety curriculum from the South West Grid for Learning. Through this curriculum, children look at the following 8 areas:
Self-Image and Identity
Managing Online Information
Health, Well-being and Lifestyle
Privacy and Security
Copyright and Ownership
If you would like to discuss any concerns around online safety or wish to seek support, please contact Mrs Hidden, our Designated Safeguarding Lead, or Miss Sheady, our Online Safety Lead.
Please click here for online safety guides
Social Media Checklists (what to consider if your child uses the following social media sites):
Please see the link here regarding safeguarding information about the app “Snapchat”.
The internet often plays a huge part in many young people’s daily activities; allowing them to communicate freely with others and share information with ease via messaging apps, social media and gaming networks.
Please click here for advice for parents and children on how to behave online.
https://swgfl.org.uk/ A regularly updated site identifying current online safety issues, signposting for helplines and security articles
https://saferinternet.org.uk A site with a whole host of information on how to keep children safe online, complete with resources, checklists and guidance. For parents and professionals.
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ An advice site for parents who may have concerns about their child online and how to report incidents.
https://www.internetmatters.org/ A site full of tips for parents to help keep children safe online
http://www.bbc.com/ownit A guide for children to take control of their online safety experiences
https://askaboutgames.com A site that teaches parents about age ratings, video games and their content and parental controls
https://reportharmfulcontent.com A useful website for reporting content that may be termed 'lawful' but 'awful'
https://ceop.police.uk A site with information regarding concerns around Child Expoitation and Online Protection