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Online Safety

Online safety is taken very seriously at Chase Lane, it is an integral part of children's education in today's digital world and is embedded in their learning at school. To further help safeguard children from potential dangers or unsuitable material, we would like to help parents improve their own understanding of the risks children can face online - such as bullying, contact from strangers or the possibility of them seeing illegal or inappropriate content. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.



A simple and effective way to get involved with your children and their lives online is through discussion. Why not use the following conversation starters from to get the ball rolling? 




Conversation starter ideas:

  1. Ask your children to tell you about the sites they like to visit and what they enjoy doing online.
  2. Ask them about how they stay safe online. What tips do they have for you, and where did they learn them? What is OK and not OK to share?
  3. Ask them if they know where to go for help, where to find safety advice, privacy settings and how to report or block on the services they use.
  4. Encourage them to help. Perhaps they can show you how to do something better online or they might have a friend who would benefit from their help and support.
  5. Think about how you use the internet as a family. What could you do to get more out of the internet together and further enjoy your lives online?



It’s important to be realistic - banning the internet or technology will not help your child, it often makes a child less likely to report a problem. We need to teach our children the skills to keep themselves safe and to build trust.


Other fantastic resources online:


Click on the images to visit the site.

This website covers a wide range of the dangers children face online today.


An excellent guide to popular social networks.


Child Exploitation and Online Protection is a law enforcement agency with lots of advice and a reporting tool.


A brilliant website for reviews and age suitability of games, films, apps etc.


Parental Controls

Please click on the relevant files below to download the guide to setting up parental controls on various devices.