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E-Safety, Social Media and Radicalisation

The Internet has become part of our everyday lives and is now easier to access then ever before, but using the Internet can also have risks.

Children and young people are more at risk of exposure to inappropriate or criminal behaviour if they are unaware of the dangers.

These dangers can include:

  • viewing unsuitable content e.g. hate material, adult content, sites that endorse unhealthy behaviour
  • giving out personal information
  • arranging to meet an online ‘friend’
  • becoming involved in, or the victim of, bullying, identity theft, or making and sending indecent or illegal images
  • spending too much time online which can effect concentration, education, sleep and health
  • copying information from the Internet or buying work from other people to use as their own
  • social media such as Twitter and Facebook
  • radicalisation

If you have any questions or concerns about E-Safety at school or at home then please don’t hesitate to contact Mr Thackstone or Mrs Jones.

By viewing the links below, you can keep your children save from the dangers of the Internet and also enjoy all the Internet has to offer.

Digital Parenting: http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents/digital-parenting.html

Think You Know: http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

Know It All: http://www.childnet-int.org/kia/parents/

Get Safe Online: http://www.getsafeonline.org/

Childnet International: http://www.childnet-int.org/

Kid Smart: http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/default.aspx

Out of your hands: http://www.outofyourhands.com/

Extremism and Radicalisation:  http://www.educateagainsthate.com/

Click here for the latest edition of Digital Parenting magazine.

Click here to download a letter regarding e-safety published by Cleveland Police.

 

Prevent

Any concerns related to Radicalisation or the Prevent agenda can be reported to school or directly to Andy Shippey, tel:  01642 728690

or email andy_shippey@middlesbrough.gov.uk

The links below will give you more information about Prevent.