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Online Behaviour and Safety

Children at Easterside Academy use the Internet on a regular basis as part of their learning. In school, children take part in regular 'online behaviour / safety' activities to remind children of the importance of keeping themselves safe online.

At home, sometimes children can be given unsupervised access to the Internet. This, potentially, allows them to access all kinds of society (both good and bad) and bring them virtually into their homes.

Top Tips for Keeping Your Child Safe Online

Here are some Online Safety posters. Why not put one up next to the computer at home and talk about it with your children?
Online Safety Poster for 4 - 7 year olds  Click
Online Safety Poster for 7 - 11 year olds  Click

To help parents help their children become more resilience online we recommend parents look at some of the links below.

If you have concerns about a young person or vulnerable adult at risk of radicalisation you can notify the designated safeguarding lead at the school or contact Middlesbrough Councils safeguarding team on (01642) 726004,the purpose of PREVENT is to safeguard vulnerable people from the risk of being exploited by extremists.

Advice for Parents on Cyber-Bullying Click
 Advice on Child Internet Safety Click
 Digiduck - Esafety Ebook for KS1 children  Click
 Keeping Children safe Online - A Guide for Parents  Click!
O2 and NSPCC Net Aware website for parents and young people
For advice and support on setting parental controls, adjusting privacy settings, understanding social networks and more - call O2 and NSPCC online safety helpline 0808 800 5002
 Top Tips for Keeping your Child Safe Online at Christmas
Protect your child from online abuse
Childnet International
 Online Safety Advice for Parents
 Online Safety Advice for Parents and Children
 Reporting Online Material Promoting Terrorism
Reporting Online Extremism
Useful resource for parents and carers about keeping your child safe online
A great starting point for specific information about questions you as parents may have about the risk of radicalisation.
Talking to Children about the Terrorism Attacks  Click!
Advice on Travel to Conflict Zones
PREVENT tragedies page which is a useful source with embedded videos to support families with an aim to discourage people from travelling abroad.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.