December 2017 - Online Safety Warning here
Please read our information regarding 'Live Streaming'
October 2017 - Online Safety Warning
Please read our October Bulletin here
July 2017 - Online Safety Bulletin
The final online safety bulletin for this academic year looks at safety issues surrounding Snapchat and Snap Map. The bulletin is available to read here
July 2017 - Online Safety Warning
We would like to alert you to an app called 'Yellow' which aims to encourage teens to find new friends. Our online safety warning is available to read here
The UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation – provide resources for children, schools and families, and tools for getting involved at www.saferinternet.org.uk.
Globally, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over a hundred countries, coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.
The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet. Get involved to play your part!
UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading charities – Childnet International, South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) and the Internet Watch Foundation - with a shared mission to make the internet a better place for children and young people.
The partnership was appointed by the European Commission as the Safer Internet Centre for the UK in January 2011 and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network.
The UK Safer Internet Centre delivers a wide range of activity to promote the safe and responsible use of technology by children and young people:
coordinates Safer Internet Day in the UK, reaching millions every year
founded and operates an online safety helpline for professionals working with children in the UK, including teachers and police officers
operates the UK’s hotline for reporting online child sexual abuse imagery
develops new advice and educational resources for children, parents and carers and teachers to meet emerging trends in the fast-changing online environment
delivers education sessions for children, parents, carers, teachers and the wider children’s workforce, including free events across the UK
trains children and young people to be peer educators and champions for the safe and positive use of technology
shapes policy at school, industry and government level, both in the UK and internationally, and facilitates youth panels to give young people a voice on these issues.
For more information visit www.saferinternet.org.uk and the websites of the partners: Childnet, the Internet Watch Foundation and SWGfL