Much of our learning these days comes from online sources rather than books. By logging on, we open up a whole world of information but we can also expose ourselves to scams, malware, threats to our personal data and harmful or illegal content. Staying safe online or e-safety is a combination of being aware of and reducing the risk of possible threats, and having the information and technology to deal with them. Click on the links below for advice and guidance on internet safety.
Information on online scams, what to look out for and what to do if you suspect you’ve been scammed, and how to protect your digital devices.
Gov.uk – Internet safety rules
Top tips to stay safe online including creating strong passwords, keep software updated and backing up data.
NSPCC safeguarding courses
A range of online and face-to-face safeguarding training courses, including e-safety, for anyone working or volunteering with young people.