2018 theme: ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you’.
  • Here are some great resources to start your journey to becoming a confident and safe user of the wild, whacky and weird place called the Internet.
  • If you have a serious concern about someone’s behaviour on the Internet, contact CEOP.
  • If you believe someone is at risk of imminent serious harm, contact the police.
  • Remember, if you have an e-Safety concern, you don’t have to find a special member of staff – all staff in college can help.
Report something that worries you

The Internet is a breeding ground for strange new words and acronyms;find out what they mean here.

Websites where you can get a range of good advice

#techFree15: Why not take a 15 minute break from using your devices? Take a walk, meet friends offline, read a book, cook a meal. Click here to find out more.

Advice and Support for Parents/Carers
I need to know more about popular social networks and Apps

Did you know? Your ‘Digital Footprint’ is the amount of information you leave behind when you ‘step’ through the online world. Your date of birth, age, face, social habits, favourite food and where you go every Thursday with friends can, potentially, be viewed by people you don’t know. Think before you post personal information online. Who is behind you, following your footprint?

Social Media safety settings and information

Remember! Don’t share your personal information, including passwords, keep privacy settings high, don’t friend or meet strangers and tell someone you trust if you feel uncomfortable or frightened about something.