Policy and training

Online safety resources

See a broad range of resources to keep you informed and engaged in the latest developments in online safety and our support pack for parents to do the same.

Keeping up with online safety policy and guidance

Keep up with the latest developments in online safety policies and procedures by taking a look through our list of resources. You’ll find resources around policy and guidance and the latest training programmes on a range of issues.

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Using External Visitors to Support Online Safety Education
This guidance has been created to enable Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs), PSHE Leads and other staff working within educational settings to make informed decisions regarding the effective use of external visitors to support online safety education.
This guidance has been created to enable ...
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Education for a Connected World
The UKCCIS framework offers guidance about the digital knowledge and skills that children and young people should have the opportunity to develop at different ages and stages of their lives.
The UKCCIS framework offers guidance about the ...
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Keeping Learners Safe
This document contains guidance for local authorities and governing bodies on arrangements for safeguarding children under section 175 of the Education Act 2002.
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Training

Find the latest training programmes available on a range of online issues

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Online Safeguarding and E-safety Training
Online training courses created by E-safety support are simple to distribute and monitor. They are a cost effective way to make sure your whole school community receives regular up-to-date training.
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ZAP assertiveness workshops
ZAP is a FREE one-day workshop for children and young people aged 9-16 who have experienced bullying.
ZAP is a FREE one-day workshop for ...
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Training course
Keeping Children Safe Online (KCSO) will help you gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children and young people you work with.
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Engaging with parents

Education about child online safety shouldn’t stop in the classroom. With the right support, there are plenty of ways parents can be involved in the process too.

We’ve created online safety presentations you can download and run through with parents to get them thinking about the issues. You’ll also find a selection of interactive resources to share with parents for use with children in their home environment.

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Tackling online hate and trolling
As children spend more time interacting with each online, it's important to help them recognise behaviours that can spread harmful content. The growth of hate speech and trolling online can often have real-world consequences so equipping them with the tools to address these issues is essential.
As children spend more time interacting with ...
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Back to School Online safety guides
Whether they’re discovering the online world at primary school, making new digital friends as they move to ‘big school’ or simply continuing to build their digital social circle at secondary school; use our age guides to give children the right advice to deal with some of the online challenges they may face.
Whether they’re discovering the online world at ...
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Online Safety Guide
Children’s use of the internet is becoming more mobile and interactive offering young people more opportunities to interact and meet new people, so it’s never been more important to make sure you are helping your child stay safe in the digital world.
Children’s use of the internet is becoming ...
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Internet manners
We’ve created a list of what we think are the top “Internet Manners” (or netiquette) to help you and your children get to grips with behaviours that can help maintain a safer internet.
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More resources

Use our school online safety age guides to give children the right advice to deal with some of the online challenges they may face.

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See online safety basics to help your child make smarter and safer choices online and get the best out of the fast-moving pace of technology.

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See the UKCIS Education for a Connected World framework which highlights what a child should know in terms of current online technology, its influence on behaviour and development, and what skills they need to be able to navigate it.

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