Parental Controls

With the many and varied online games, social media and applications used by children today, it is increasingly difficult to keep track of the suitability of what our children are seeing and who they are talking to online. There are wonderful games and learning tools online and we do not want to stop children using the internet. We want to arm you with as much information as possible to help you support your child in accessing safe sites and games. 

The following websites allow you to find out about content and suitability of games and websites. They will inform you if the game or app is age appropriate for your child and the reasons behind the content certification.   640px-PEGI_-_Logo.svg commonsense
Twitter is also a useful tool for keeping up to date with the latest information about newly released games and websites. You can quickly find out content rating, age certifications and suitability reviews. Try following:follow
If you want to learn how to set up the parental controls offered by your home internet provider, the following website should help you: safer internet Here you can find videos to guide you through the process for providers such as BT, Sky, Virgin Media and Talk Talk.
Do you know where you can report abuse if you are worried about your child’s E-Safety, or that of other children?  If you see content on websites, games or apps, in fact anywhere on line, that may be inappropriate, offensive or abusive – just use the CLICK CEOP button: ceop

If you are concerned about anything relating to Online Safety, please speak to your child’s class teacher.