Online Safety – Reporting Harmful Content

Frequently, harmful and inappropriate online content seen by goes unreported by children. This could be the result of a number of issues such as, the feeling of shame, embarrassment or that they might get into trouble. In some cases, it may go unreported as children do not know what they need to do in order […]

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Online Safety – 20/03/24– TikTok

TikTok remains a popular app amongst young people and despite its age limit of 13+, many children still have a TikTok account. This is enabled by the fact that there are very few checks in place to ensure that users signing up are over the age of 13. While TikTok can be a source of […]

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Online Safety – Be Real

BeReal is a social media app that remains popular amongst young people. Every day at a different time, the app alerts users that it’s time to take a photo of what they are doing in the moment. The user then loads the photo and can decide whether they share it with friends or everyone. The […]

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Online Safety – 07/03/24 – Positive uses of technology

In this digital age, technology has become an integral part of children’s lives, offering both opportunities and challenges. It’s crucial to ensure that technology is used positively and responsibly. Encouraging open communication about online activities, setting clear guidelines for screen time, and promoting a healthy balance between technology and other activities are essential steps. Additionally, […]

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Online Safety – 28/02/24 – VPNs

As technology becomes increasingly integrated into our daily lives, it’s essential to understand tools like Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and their potential implications for your children’s online activities. VPNs, in simple terms, are secure networks that allow users to access the internet privately and anonymously by masking their IP addresses. While VPNs offer legitimate privacy […]

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