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
NSPCC Child Protection / Advice Guidance for Children and Families: Please click here.
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.
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection website: http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
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: www.childnet.com
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a safer place for children.
- NSPCC Net Aware: www.net-aware.org.uk/
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: http://www.askaboutgames.com/
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: http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents.html
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.
- Parent Info: http://parentinfo.org/
Information for parents to help children and young people stay safe online. Parent Zone was founded in 2005 and has a track record of providing information, support and advice to parents. In recent years, The Parent Zone's work has focused on the impact of digital technologies on families.
- PEGI: http://www.pegi.info/en/index/
The Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system was established to help European parents make informed decisions on buying computer games.