Online Safety

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The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children, and it is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers. Learning how to act safely when using the internet is an incredibly important part of safeguarding our children.

We are therefore delighted to announce that Whiteknights Primary School have shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety (NOS) - providing resources for all parents and carers. The resources include Parents & Carers courses (presented by Myleene Klass), online video resources and weekly guides covering a huge range of topics, including (but not limited to):

Online Relationships Fake Profiles & Social Bots
Online Bullying Online Grooming
Child Sexual Exploitation Sexual Harassment & Violence
Sexting Live Streaming
Online Identity Screen Addiction
Online Challenges Overspending
Social Media Platforms Online Gambling 
Radicalisation Terrorism & Extremism
Age Inappropriate Content Copyright & Ownership
Hacking Fake News
Online Fraud Online Reputation
Personal Data Pornography
Targeted Adverts & Pop-Ups The Dark Web Games & Trends

To create your account, please follow and submit your details. Once your account is set up, you’ll be able to set ‘Parent/Carer' as your user type and access NOS online via any device, including via the smartphone app (available on Apple / Android app stores).

Two of the *courses that we highly recommend is:

Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 3-7

Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 7-11


*Please be sure to register your account as referred to in the link above before completing the course/s - this will aid our school in acquiring ONLINE SAFETY POINTS towards our online safety status. 

Whether you’re an internet newbie or a pro at surfing the web, it’s always important to keep online safety in mind. NOS (national online safey) have pulled together a list of top tips to make it easier for you to protect yourself and your devices in the digital world - helping you steer clear of hazards like misleading information and vicious viruses. There’s never a bad time to refresh your internet safety knowledge, but it’s an especially smart thing to do before you start using any shiny new devices!