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Online Safety


What is Online Safety?

Online safety not only means  accessing the internet on a computer, but all other ways in which children access technology and communication e.g. mobile phones, iPads, online gaming etc. Whilst the internet and technology can be a very valuable tool to support children's learning, there are times when it can have negative effects on children. It is important for schools and parents to be aware of the potential dangers and ensure safe usage by all.


Online Safety at Cedars

At Cedars, children are taught about online safety through the computing curriculum and as stand alone lessons during Safety weeks / Internet Safety days.  Please also see below for our Online Safety Policy.


Online Safety at Home

It is important to talk to your child about how they use the internet and ensure that you are aware of sites they are visiting and who they may be communicating with.


We have put together a list of websites for parents that provide ideas and support for promoting internet safety at home. Click the following link:

Parent information about online safety

Cedars Esafety Policy

Keep your child safe online

It is important to have regular conversations about staying safe online and to encourage children to speak to you if they come across something worrying online.

Talk to your child about the importance of creating a safe online environment, including keeping any log-in details and passwords safe.

These resources will support you to talk to your child about a range of online safety issues, set up home filtering in a child-friendly way and set up age-appropriate parental controls on digital devices:


National Online Safety have developed a tool for parents in regards to the ‘Momo Challenge’ concerns. (See poster below) Momo is a sinister ‘challenge’ that has been around for some time. It has recently resurfaced and once again has come to the attention of schools and children across the country. Dubbed the ‘suicide killer game’, Momo has been heavily linked with apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, and most recently YouTube Kids