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Year 1 Parent
Our children love to use the internet, especially to play games and to communicate with their friends. The way they start using different devices and the guidance they are given at this young age can set them on the right path to being responsible, safer and confident users in later life. At Alwyn, we ensure that our children are taught the basic tips of Internet Safety in every year group.
On Monday 7th February 2022, we had an Internet Safety Day across the whole school. It was run by Paul Hay who is an expert in Internet Safety. Paul worked with the teachers to lead an assembly and run class workshops that allowed the children to explore the ideas of staying safe online.
We used a cartoon which was created by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection agency (CEOPs) to help the children understand some of the ways to keep safe and become responsible users and gamers.
You can see the cartoon on YouTube by clicking here
They learn the 4 Top Tips they need to remember.
Top Tip 1 : People online may not be who they say they are.
Top Tip 2 : Be nice to people online.
Top Tip 3 : Do not share private information.
Top Tip 4 : If you are worried tell an adult
You can download your copy of the 4 Top Tips here.
The cartoon Is one of a series created by CEOP aimed at ages 4-5 years. All three cartoons can be found here.
Working with Parents
We also held a session for parents as it is important for all parents to learn about how children use the internet so they can carry on the discussion with their own children at home. For those who were unable to attend, you can access the recording by following this link: https://youtu.be/sVxbAl1Id1M
For further information and some useful links about internet safety, device management and online games, you could visit: www.pclstraining.com/links
Paul Hay, our Internet Safety consultant is also happy for parents to contact him with any questions they may have. email@example.com