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Online Safety


Computing in the 21st Century is seen as an essential area of learning. It plays an important role in the everyday lives of children, young people and adults. For parents and carers the internet has opened a whole new world dangers and opportunities. The internet is forever changing and so are the latest online trends. At Hiltingbury Junior School, we teach children how to be safe online at an age-appropriate  level, to each year group each year. 

School Cyber Ambassadors Introduction

We are the School Cyber Ambassadors we meet regularly to discuss important issues in our school. We represent the voices of all children, from year 3 to year 6, and work hard to affect positive change. 

Our Cyber Ambassadors have been trained in cyber safety and act as a friendly point of contact for all other students on any online concerns/worries. Their role is to raise and improve the profile and understanding of online safety at home and school. They will pass on their learning and offer helpful support to their peers through meetings, assemblies and online safety days. By doing this, they ensure that children respect each other online and learn to make the right choices.

Just ask us... Cyber Ambassadors!

  • For information about keeping safe on websites, apps and games,
  • How to block, report and tell if you don’t feel safe,
  • And we are always available when needed!



Social Media

We would like remind parents that the minimum age to open an account on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Skype and Snapchat is 13. Whilst many parents choose to allow younger children to use these services, we cannot recommend this. To keep your children safe on social media, parents should ensure that the correct privacy settings are enabled, and that appropriate adult supervision is provided while using online services.

Supporting Parents and Carers:

Below are a number of websites and links to support parents / carers in being aware of the dangers online and ways that you can support your child in keeping safe when using the internet. Please ask in school if you need any further assistance. 

Child Net- Advice, tips and resources for parents and carers, teachers and young people.

CEOP- lots of useful information for parents / carers on  E-safety issues.

NSPCC Net Aware- guide to social networks that children use.

Parent info- help and advice for families in a digital world

Safer Internet- UK Safer Internet Centre.

Think u Know- advice from the Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre.