Safeguarding our Children will always be one of the development priorities at Great Abington Primary School. The resources and documents on this page provide information and guidance about Child Protection and Safeguarding. In an increasingly technological World that includes e-safety and our shared responsibilities to give our children the life skills to keep safe online. We update our practice and information to parents / carers regularly. If you have any concerns or questions always talk to us at the school. Our school Values underpin all our work and the expectations on our pupils and parent / carers. For more information on our Values please click here.
Great Abington Child Protection Statement - please do read the PDF document
If you are working in our school, volunteering or supporting regular activity we will be requesting a Disclosure &
Barring Service (DBS) check for you. Details on this area can be found here.
NSPCC Child Protection / Advice Guidance for Children and Families: Please click here.
How To Keep Your Kids Safe When Online Gaming | Parenting Online | NSPCC
Is your child glued to a game online? Online gaming is a great way for kids to have fun, but it's important we help keep them safe. That's why in this video we're sharing 3 simple tips you can do to help to do just that.
How To Keep Kids Safe On Social Media | Parenting Online | NSPCC | O2
Is your child on social media? We understand that it can be difficult to know how you can keep them safe. That's why in this video with O2, we share 7 simple ways to help you keep your kids safe when scrolling.
My Son's Attack Went Viral On Snapchat | Parenting Online | NSPCC
Would you know what to do if a video of your child went viral? In this week's episode of Parenting Online, Ben shares his story of how his son Kristo was lured outside by a girl he met online, and then attacked by a group of teenagers.
I was groomed online | Parenting Online | NSPCC
How much do you know about online grooming? In this episode of Parenting Online, Danielle shares her story and gives our top 3 tips on what you can do to help keep your children safe from the dangers of online grooming. If you're worried about a child you can contact our helpline on 0808 800 5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Knows More About The Online World: Parents vs Kids | Parenting Online | NSPCC | O2
Do you know more about the online world than your kid? In this video Lillian takes on Abbie to find out who is the champion in their home by playing NSPCC and O2's Parents vs Kids quiz. It's a fun and interactive quiz available online and on your Amazon voice device, helping you both learn how you can help keep yourselves safe online.
Making Noise: children and young people's voices after sexual abuse
Making Noise puts the focus on children and young people's voices for positive change after sexual abuse. It is a project produced by The International Centre, University of Bedfordshire, in collaboration with the NSPCC. The Office of the Children's Commissioner commissioned the original report. Read the full report at https://www.beds.ac.uk/making-noise
NCA CEOP Offender Animation #WhoIsSam
With the threat of offenders using online live streaming platforms increasing there is a need to educate children about the associated risks. NCA-CEOP want to help parents and carers protect their children from online offenders like Sam, the fictional narrator of the animation, who targets children online and quickly builds trust with them.
E-Safety Information for Parents / carers
Note: we have a series of videos here on our children's page
This page offers links and guidance on how to make sure our children stay safe when using technology. If you or your children ever have any issues which relate to the internet safety of any of our pupils please do not hesitate to contact your class teacher.
- Parent Zone digital library - Website
Explore guides, advice and information around all the online platforms and trends at the heart of digital family life.
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection - Website
This provides information and resources on internet safety. There are areas for 5-7 year olds, 8-10 year olds and 11–16 year olds and all have games and videos promoting how to have fun on the internet safely. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.
- Childnet International - Website
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a safer place for children.
- NSPCC Online Safety - Website
Your guide to the social networks your kids use: Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world
- Ask About Games - Website
A website that helps families make sense of video games. We share real family stories about choosing games, understanding age ratings and the best way to enjoy them together. Find information and advice to make playing video games a more collaborative and creative experience.
- Digital Parenting - Website
Many parents are concerned about their lack of knowledge when it comes to information technology. For the past few years, Vodafone have issued a very informative magazine entitled “Digital Parenting”. This year’s edition focuses on The Modern Family – Staying safe and still having fun in a brave new, connected world.
- PEGI - Website
The Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system was established to help European parents make informed decisions on buying computer games.
- Youtube - safety features for children - Website
A supervised account is a Google Account for your child where you can grant them access to YouTube Kids and/or a supervised YouTube experience.