Mosslands proactively promotes e-safety, digital citizenship and the prevention of cyber bullying; bullying of any form has no place at Mosslands.
- You are taught about eSafety at the start of each school year during Key Stage 3 and this theme is repeated throughout each topic.
- You are confronted with the harsh reality of issues such as cyberbullying, sexting and child sexual exploitation.
- We openly consider social media as both a force for both good and bad and you are encouraged to protect yourselves from a number of online threats.
- During Key Stage 3, you are also visited by the team at Kooth (www.kooth.com), a service from Xenzone, who are leaders of online counselling.
- Our students discover more about the advice and support on offer and can register for a free online account.
Do you know how to keep yourself safe whilst using the Internet?
Below are a few recommended websites that provide advice and guidance on e-Safety, helping you and your children use the internet responsibly and keeping you and those you care about safe online:
- The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
CEOP works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice for parents, young people and children about internet safety and online safety.
- Think U Know
Find the latest information on the sites you like to visit and on mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.
- UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre is coordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation. It is co-funded by the European Commission's Safer Internet Programme. They deliver a wide range of activities that promote the safe and responsible use of technology, providing advice and support.
- Know it all (Childnet International)
Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. Working directly with children and young people from the ages of 3 to 18, parents, carers, teachers and professionals they find out about real experiences, and share the positives as well as online safety advice.