ICT and the internet have become integral to teaching and learning within schools; providing children with many opportunities to improve understanding, access online resources and communicate with the world. Whilst this technology has many benefits, we recognise that clear procedures for appropriate use and education for staff and students about online behaviours, age restrictions and potential risks is crucial. In school we teach children how to stay safe online and what to do if they feel they have seen something that makes them unhappy.
Whilst many Internet Service Providers offer filtering systems and tools to help you safeguard your child at home, it remains surprisingly easy for children to access inappropriate material including unsuitable text, pictures and movies. Parents are advised to set the security levels within Internet Explorer or other browsers with this in mind.
When searching the Internet we recommend you use one of the following child friendly search engines:
Ask Jeeves for kids: www.askkids.com
Here are some useful links that can help you to understand how you can keep your children safe online at home:
Wootton Lower School
Believe - Achieve - Thrive
Bedford Road, Wootton, MK43 9JT
Harris Way, Wootton, MK43 9FZ