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Our children are spending more time and more time online and while the internet is a great way for children to learn and keep in touch, we want to be sure they know how to stay safe. 

Below you will find various resources and websites offering guidance on how to keep children safe online and how to establish positive online behaviour.

Safer Schools Northern Ireland - Ineqe Safeguarding Group

The Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) has provided the award-winning Safer Schools App to support all school staff, parents and carers to keep children in their care safer online.

Internet Matters - YouTube

Internet Matters provides the most comprehensive and credible resources, information and support to keep children safe online.

Common Sense Media - Wikipedia

Common Sense Media rates movies, TV shows, podcasts, books, and more so families can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids.

File:NSPCC official logo.svg - Wikimedia Commons

The NSPCC has lots of advice to help you keep your children safe online – from setting up parental controls, to how to talk about online safety.

E-Safety Information for Parents and Guardians

Please use the following help sheet as a conversation starter around online safety

  • How to configure parental controls on your home broadband router:
  1. BT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjJ1tDhjkBo 
  2. Virgin: https://www.virginmedia.com/shop/broadband/parental-control.html
  3. How to turn on restrictions:
  4. Advice from Apple about family safety – https://www.apple.com/families/
  5. Apple guide for using the Screen Time app to monitor usage and set limits – https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT208982
  6. Tips for enabling restrictions on other computers and devices – https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/protecting-childrens-privacy/

Privacy Policy

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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.