The internet is a fantastic resource that supports learning and enables communication. At Heathryburn School, our children are taught, and encouraged, to make safe use of the internet to enhance their learning experiences and develop a range of digital literacy skills.
Although internet use in school is rigorously supervised to prevent children accessing inappropriate content, it can be difficult to monitor this at home. With most children having access to a range of mobile technology, it is important that parents and carers have up-to-date information about how to support, and monitor, their child’s personal internet use.
To support discussions about internet use, and safety, at home, National Online Safety have produced a range of posters with “Need to Know” information about a range of apps and websites your child may use:
For general information about staying safe online, please see the following guides:
For information on how to manage security settings and parental controls for Apple or Android devices, please download either of the following documents: