All children use computers at school, at home or in places like libraries and clubs, and Wilbraham Primary School is keen to use the benefits of the internet to support children’s learning.
The internet provides children with excellent opportunities for learning and communicating with friends. But sometimes, children don’t realise that they can be as much at risk online as they are in the real world, and many parents/carers feel they don’t know enough about the internet to protect their children from the risks.
We have a robust policy in place to ensure we can reduce the risk of harm to our children when online. This can be viewed by clicking on the link below:
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How to keep your child safe on the internet
Top tips for staying safe online
What is cyber-bullying?
Cyber-bullying is a term that is used to describe bullying by one or more people that uses the internet or mobile phones to threaten, tease or cause deliberate embarrassment to someone. Like any other form of bullying, it can be very distressing for a child or adult to be the subject of cyber-bullying.
Cyber-bullying can involve various different methods, but some of the main ways are:
If you are worried that your child is experiencing cyber-bullying or your child has told you that they are being cyber-bullied, please speak to a member of our staff in school. You can contact our Behaviour Lead, Kylie Toft, by visiting the Contact Us page of the website. Alternatively, you can email Kylie or one of our Senior Leaders in confidence, their email addresses can be found on our Senior Leaders page.