We make every effort to keep our students safe online and our Cyber-Bullying and E-safety Policies can be viewed here:
Anti-Bullying Policy (refer to section 18 for Cyber Bullying)
Click on this link to view a leaflet that outlines some social media advice for parents. Social Media
Useful phone numbers
Stockport Children Services: 0161 2176028
NSPCC: 0808 8005000
Parents Against Child Exploitation (PACE): 0113 2405226
The following booklet, provided by Stockport Family, contains useful links and E-safety information. Please be aware that we are not responsible for external content and that you remain responsible for any materials you may choose to use.
The following links provide practical guidance on keeping your child safe online:
Internet Matters - helping parents keep their children safe online
- Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP, providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
Think you know - articles and guidance on all aspects of child internet safety
CEOP Safety Centre - report abuse and exploitation direct to CEOP
Childline has launched an app that is the first to provide counselling to young people in need of help directly through their mobile devices.
The app has been named 'For Me' to ensure that it can be discreetly installed.
This means that if someone happens to see the young person's phone they can't tell it's a Childline service.
Check out this link for more details: For Me
More than 500 million people around the world – many of them children – regularly use the app TikTok to create, view and share 60-second videos.
TikTok can be a great tool for self-expression and connect users around the world, so it’s important that children are aware of the potential risks and learn how to use it in a safe way.
This Parent Guide, is full of sensible advice about how families can make the most of the settings and tools available to them.
Click here to view a Parents Guide to Snapchat: Snapchat
The following advice was received from Stockport LA 'Schools Health & Well Being Adviser' in January 2018:
What is a Snapchat streak?
Streaks count how many consecutive days two people have been sending Snaps to each other. Every day they send a Snap their streak gets longer.
How do you know if you have a streak?
A streak is shown next to a contact’s name on the Snapchat app. A streak is symbolised by a little picture of a flame and the number of days the streaks has gone on for. Only the two people involved in the streak can see this.
Why are young people so interested in streaks?
Streaks give users a sense of competition and friendship. A lot of young people want to get streaks to rivals their friends, or to show that they have a very close friendship with a particular contact.
However, there can be pressure to respond on a daily basis and it may affect their self-esteem if they feel that others have stronger friendships.
The following advice was received from Stockport LA 'Schools Health & Well Being Adviser' in May 2018:
Please click on the link below to find out everything you need to know about the online game.
It also covers
- What steps parents can take to safeguard their child.
- Reporting inappropriate contact between a child and another player.