We are committed to ensuring that students are safe when using the internet at Llangewydd Junior School We ask parents/carers to be interested and supportive when monitoring their children’s use of the internet. This page has been designed to give you information that will support you in this role.
What is my child doing online through social networking?
When online, children and young people can learn new things, get help with their homework, express themselves creatively and connect with friends and family. There are also risks, but by understanding and talking about the dangers you can help keep your child safe online.
Top Tips for Parents
Talk to your child about what they’re up to online. Be a part of their online life; involve the whole family and show an interest.
Encourage your child to go online and explore sites which are fun, educational and that will help them to develop online skills.
Keep up-to-date with your child’s development online.
Set boundaries in the online world just as you would in the real world. Think about what they might see, what they share, who they talk to and how long they spend online.
Keep all equipment that connects to the internet in a family space.
Know what connects to the internet and how. Make sure you’re aware of which devices that your child uses connect to the internet, such as their phone or games console.
Use parental controls on devices that link to the internet, such as the TV, laptops, computers, games consoles and mobile phones.
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