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Beatrix Potter School

Online Safety

Online Safety

Online Safety for Parents Session 2023

See below for a PDF of our Parents Online Safety Session in March 2023 as part of our offering for Online Safety Day 2023.

2023 parents os slides.pdf


 Keeping your child safe on the web is essential for us all to understand. Here are some simple but useful guidance documents to help you. The first is our guidelines, what we do at BP with your children.


Click on one of the documents below to download:

Guidelines for ICT and Internet Use in School

Parents’ Guidelines for ICT and Internet Use

Pupils’ Guidelines for ICT and Internet Use

E Safety Policy

Pupil Digital Rights

The following advice sheets may also prove useful at home:

It is not easy being a parent or a teacher in the digital age. But you are not alone help is out there. It is very easy to be frightened about the dangers. Being aware is the way forward. We cannot turn off the internet, its benefits are enormous. Its down side is its freedom for all to access anything and almost anyone. What we can do is give you the tools to understand how to guard your child and you against the downside. BP holds an E Safety evening at regular intervals look out for future dates in our news on parent mail

Technology will move faster than you, but ultimately you decide how the box in your house and the phone you have receives what the internet sends you. The key is to understand the devices your children and you, use. We have put together some basic advice sheets with links in some cases to web sites. Google searches can provide plenty of advice on the subject. But do take care if they suggest downloading a program that will solve your problem. The following link is a very useful site:

All our classes receive internet awareness lessons. Year 6 devised there own simple e safety rules as an example: An Internet Safety Code by Year 6


In addition here are some fact sheets aimed at parents on specific internet issues.


Other Useful Sites

  • Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
  • Guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services

Some new guidance recently received: