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Online Safety

The introduction of the Computing curriculum in England aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, understanding and skills to use information and communication technology creatively and purposefully. A key aspect of this lies in being digitally literate. Online technologies play a huge role and so providing a broad and balanced e-safety education at each key stage is vital to ensuring that pupils can navigate the online world safely and positively.

 

Please look at the information on these websites for more information on how to keep your child safe.

Latest Online Safety News

What is Yubo?

 

Yubo, a location-based social networking app which used to be called Yellow, has been dubbed ‘Tinder for teens’ in the media due to its similarities with adult dating app, in which users swipe to find matches. Its official guidelines do not permit users under the age of 13 on the app, while those aged between 13 and 17 must have parental permission to create a profile.

 

Please follow these links A parents guide to Yubo

 

New online game to beware of called Fortnite

 

You may have come across your child talking about the game Fortnite. As with many online games, Fortnite: Battle Royale comes with risks to children and young people. The game is PEGI rated at 12+ however, there is no proof of age required, which can expose younger children to violent content as well as inappropriate comments from older users. National Online Saefty has put together a FREE guide for schools and parents with more information about the game to help you keep children safe:

 

Parents Guide link

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