Thistle Hill Academy

Online Safety


E-safety News & Information
Tim Berners-Lee: 'Stop web's downward plunge to dysfunctional future'
Global action is required to tackle the web's "downward plunge to a dysfunctional future", its inventor Sir Tim...
Story from: BBC 13 Mar 2019
Children’s web series launches to tackle growing threat of online grooming
A short series of animations designed to inform children as young as four about online dangers has been launched by...
Story from: ITV News 13 Mar 2019
‘Let’s talk about sexting, consent and online relationships’
When we teach about consent in relationships, the discussion must relate to pupils' online lives, says Jess McBeath
Story from: TES 11 Mar 2019
National CSE Awareness Day - 18th March 2019
Join the Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation
Story from Safeguarding Essentials - 11 Mar 2019
Childnet 2019 Film Competition
10 years of the Childnet Film Competition highlights how peer education can help keep children safe online.
Story from Safeguarding Essentials - 07 Mar 2019
Have your say: Internet Crazes
When the Internet and social media turn a fad into a global craze
Story from Safeguarding Essentials - 28 Feb 2019

Internet safety is always high on the agenda at Thistle Hill Academy. We have extensive security measures in place, which are constantly monitored both internally and externally, to prevent our pupils from coming into any potential danger or accessing unsuitable material.

Lessons are taught from Year 1 upward explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe when using the internet and working with technology. Click here to see an overview of the E-Safety coverage that we teach in our computing curriculum and click here to see our Online Safety policy. 

Latest advice:

What parents need to know about VPNs
What parents need to know about Apex Legends

What Parents need to know about Momo

What Parents need to know about House Party
What parents need to know about Catfishing

Grand Theft Auto Online Safety Guide for Parents

Oscar’s Adventures Video

Fake News Online Safety Guide for Parents

Twitter Online Safety Guide for Parents

Kik Online Safety Guide for Parents

Twitch Online Safety Guide for Parents

'LiveMe' Online Safety Guide for Parents

What children need to know about Online Bullying
7 Questions to help you start a conversation with your child about Online 
Safety
App store guide for parents
Fortnite Guide for Parents

Tik-Tok Guide for Parents
Online Grooming Guide for Parents

Your help is still needed to prevent children accessing inappropriate material at home by way of filters and parental controls. Watch for Warning Signs Concerning Your Child's Online Activity.Look below at our extensive list of links and resources for Parents/Carers, Teachers and Young People.

National Agencies and where to report a problem

Think U KnowCEOPChildnetCBBC Stay Safe

Links for Parents/Carers

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