E-safety is an important issue both in school and at home. Lessons on Internet safety form an important part of both the ICT and PSHE curriculum. Presentations are also given to parents. For those unable to attend, a useful starting point is the CEOP information provided for parents. This can be found at:


Parental controls should also exist on every device connected to the Internet. Further information on these can be found by clicking on the relevant link below:

Internet providers - http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-and-resources/parents-and-carers/parental-controls

Apple devices - http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4213

Google safe search - https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/510?hl=en

Mobile phones and other devices - http://consumers.ofcom.org.uk/tv-radio/protecting-children/advice-guides-for-parents/

PlayStation 3 - http://uk.playstation.com/ps3/support/general/detail/item233999/Security-features/

PlayStation 4 - https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5097

X box - http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-360/security/xbox-live-parental-control

When choosing electronic games for your child, it is worth bearing in mind the PEGI ratings. These do not reflect the skill level of the game but instead reflect the content. Further information can be found by clicking on:


If you are unsure about how current laws apply to the Internet, try the quiz below:


Another useful website is: