Online Safety

The internet is a fantastic resource it has the ability to connect us to people and information all over the world but it can also be a dangerous place. ​

In order to keep yourself safe online you need to understand how the internet works

The information you find online may not always be useful or accurate;​

Bias means that a person prefers an idea and possibly does not give equal chance to a different idea. Bias can be influenced by a number of factors, such as popularity political and religious beliefs and financial interest. When using the interest try to find more than one source of information so you have different views then make up your own mind.​

Currency of information – this is the term we use to describe how current or up to date information is. You should always check the date of the information you are using as facts can change over time as we develop our understanding.​


Here you will find some lessons on safety and responsibility​

​Information and advice for children and parents can be found on these sites​

Online safety rules​

  • Don't share personal information​

  • Check your privacy settings​

  • Think before you post​

  • Is it true?​

  • Is it kind?​

  • Is it legal?​

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