Parents & Carers
It is really important that parents and carers work with us to ensure children stay safe in their use of technology. When we talk about Online Safety, we are not just talking about the internet. We are talking about the use of computers, games consoles (such as X-Box and PlayStation), mobile phones, televisions, tablets (such as the iPad) and many other things.
There are several elements to Online Safety that we teach at West Grove:
- How to use the internet safely, and what to do if something goes wrong or we see something we shouldn't
- How to keep ourselves safe - keeping our details private and keeping our data secure
- How to behave when using technology - being courteous and responsible, and what to do if others treat us in a way which is not kind.
- Encouraging a healthy use of technology - not over-using mobiles, consoles or computers.