Online Safety How can you protect yourself online?

The internet is such an integral part of our lives these days.

It opens so many educational and social opportunities, giving access to, quite literally, a world of information and experiences. Whether on a mobile device, a computer at school, a laptop at home or a games console, children and young people are increasingly accessing the internet whenever they can and wherever they are. Students at school now have never known a world without the internet - yet for many adults the internet is only a recent innovation.

As you would protect yourself in the real world, you will want to make sure that you are safe whatever you are doing. Like learning to cross the road, online safety skills are skills for life. If you understand the risks and can make sensible and informed choices online, you can get the most from the internet and stay safe whilst doing so.

E-Safety updates are provided on Kingsmead School’s Firefly website on a termly basis and recommended to parents and carers.

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Safer Internet DayKingsmead guides on ICT and online safety:

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