The internet has changed all of our lives and our children are no exception. For parents and carers, this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of.
Gaming, social networking, chatting, sharing, internet browsing and using mobile phones are all a part of our every day lives now but they all come with risks, such as:
One thought provoking statistic about the risks our children face online: 21% of 8 to 11 year olds have been deliberately targeted, threatened or humiliated by an individual or group through the use of mobile phones or the internet.
We urge you to take this issue seriously and take some time to find out how to keep children safe online.
To access the First Federation Trust policies relating to safeguarding, for example the E-safety policy and child protection & safeguarding policy, please click here.