Below are some links to help you create a safe and secure digital environment for your children. There are hints & tips from Internet Security specialists and information on how to make your home Internet Safe. Please click on any of the links to be taken to that page.
TikTok is used by many teenagers and sometimes children younger than that 13 despite its terms and conditions. Using the new Family Pairing feature can allow parents to guide their child’s TikTok experience in a safer way.
- Search: Decide what can be searched for. This includes content, users, hashtags, or sounds.
- Screen Time Management: Sets how long your teen can spend on TikTok each day.
- Discoverability: Decide on the account being private (you decide who can see their content) or public (anyone can search and view content
Click here to find out more.
Click here to access HFS's Online Apps page to find out about some of the applications we use in school, and how we keep your children safe in the school environment.
BE INTERNET LEGENDS by Google
Holy Family are proud to part of the Internet Legends Adventure with Google & Parent Zone for 2020.
Internet Legends is a fun and safe environment where parents can go with their children to learn all about being safe online. Click here for more information and read the document below.
E-SAFETY NEWSLETTER FOR PARENTS:
We all need to be aware of issues of the children’s e-safety, that is their safety on the internet, on social messaging sites when texting using mobile phones and via information on the school website. We focus upon e-safety during Health and Safety Week each year, but are aware that the promotion of e-safety is a whole year, joint home and school task. In order to help you to back up this work at home I have copied on the next page some recommended sites for you to visit as parents, and/or with your children, to give you more information and support in dealing with issues around e-safety. I hope that you find these useful. You can also access the letter and links on our school website:
IF YOU HAVE NOT YET PROTECTED YOUR CHILD’S INTERNET ACCESS AT HOME YOU MAY FIND THE FOLLOWING SITES HELPFUL:
It is imperative that any illegal or suspicious contact with a child on the internet is reported to the police immediately. You will find help and advice at the child exploitation and online protection centre, by clicking here.
A Kelliher (Mrs)