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Here are some resources, written and provided by Hertfordshire Grid for Learning, for Parents who are concerned about their child's esafety.

Home and Family Guidelines

Correspondence to parents regarding Ask.fm

AskFM advice and guidance 

Facebook guidance

Instagram Guidance

 

ESafety is an ever growing and changing area of interest and concern. The internet and related technologies, including mobile devices such as phones, gaming media, tablets, and watches, are developing rapidly and are integral to the daily lives of our students. Many of these technologies are used to enable students to engage creatively with their learning. Socially, our students often use the internet for entertainment, interaction and communication with ‘friends’ – bringing about new risks which many adults were never faced with. It has never been more important for parents and carers to understand how their children use the internet and associated technologies, so that they can help to manage the risks that exist and reinforce the important eSafety messages that we should all be promoting. 

You can also find out more about how children use social media, the apps they use, the risks they face, how to use privacy settings, and advice and tips about how to talk to your children, at:

www.childnet.com/sns

www.internetmatters.org

www.nspcc.org.uk/onlinesafety

www.parentzone.org.uk

www.askaboutgames.com

 

Checklists:

Snapchat

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

 

To view further information from the Safer Internet Centre CLICK HERE

Download the e-Safety letter to Parents/Guardians