Charlton Park Academy is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all our staff and students. The following fact sheets are provided to support parents and carers with online safety.
To download the information please click on the icons below and if you would like additional support or have a query please do not hesitate to contact Senior Vice Principal Niall Fallon
Please note some of the useful online safety information shared is from sources outside of Charlton Park Academy.
National Online Safety
If one of your friends doesn’t seem OK, checking in on them can make a huge difference. One in every five children struggles with their mental health, so let’s make sure we support each other through any difficult times.
Safe And Healthy Habits Online
Teaching Online Safety in Schools (DfE January 2023)
Teaching online safety in schools – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Advice for parents and carers of young people aged 11 and over with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities covering healthy relationships, digital wellbeing, online pornography and nudes. Part of the Thrive Online resources.
Supporting young people with SEND, Childnet
Google Safety Centre
Children today are growing up with technology, not growing into it like previous generations. So we’re working directly with experts and educators to help you set boundaries and use technology in a way that’s right for your family. Head to our site to find out more.
Get Safe Online.org
Read our free, impartial online safety advice on safeguarding children when they are online. Below you will find advice on many topics including gaming, cyberbullying and social media.
From age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, you’ll find a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.
What parents and carers need to know about Facebook
Facebook Resources for parents/carers
What parents and carers need to know about the messaging app Whatsapp.
WhatsApp Resources for parents/carers
What is “The Metaverse”? Information for parents and carers can be found here.
Metaverse Resources for parents/carers
What parents and carers need to know about the messaging app Wink.
Wink Resources for parents/carers
National Online Safety Guides
Undressed Campaign – updates to help you to keep pupils safe on devices.
Online Safety and Resources – LGfL Resources.
ACT (Action Counters Terrorism) – Act early and tell us your concerns in confidence. You won’t be wasting our time and you won’t ruin lives, but you might save them.