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Online Safety

Keeping children safe online is a priority of Barton Junior School.

We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally. This helps safeguard children from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any Online Safety incidents are reported immediately to the designated safeguarding lead for Online Safety, where it will be fully investigated. If necessary this will be referred to other agencies such as CEOP, Police, Social Services, Prevent. 

Online Safety is taught to all children explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.

We can only be successful in keeping children safe online if we work with parents to ensure the Online Safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.

 

Where to find help:

www.ceop.police.uk Click here to report if you are concerned about how someone is communicating with you or someone you know online. 

Childline | Childline As well as calling ChildLine, you can view all their supportive resources online, as well as speak to a 1 to 1 counsellor and get support.

giveusashout.org Text 85258 at any time to receive confidential text support.

www.kooth.com  24/7 online platform to gain mental health support for anyone of any age. 

 

Websites to visit for more information:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk – Use the “Click CEOP” button to seek advice and report online abuse.

www.childnet.com   – Visit the ‘Know It All’ Section for an interactive guide about online safety.

ww.getsafeonline.org – Free up-to-date Security advice including using complex passwords and managing hacked accounts.

www.kent.police.uk/internetsafety - Guidance from Kent Police

www.kent.gov.uk/esafety - Guidance from Kent County Council