Category Archive: eSafety

Feb 07

eSafety Resources for Parents


Parents have many questions around the apps, websites and games that their child plays online and are usually concerned because they feel they know very little about them. To help you feel more confident, we have compiled a gallery of fact sheets that share useful tips and things you need to know about the most …

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Jan 26

Sarahah – Social Network

In recent weeks we have become aware of a social media platform known as ‘Sarahah’. This platform which is often adjoined to ‘Snapchat’ enables users to be sent messages anonymously. Unfortunately, this anonymity provides a significant opportunity for misuse between peers as well the risk of adults making contact online with young individuals. There is …

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Jan 08

Digital Parenting – Online Magazine & Support

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Brought to you by Vodafone, Digital Parenting helps you to get more involved with the technology that young people enjoy. Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a teacher or a teenager, it’s all about building children’s confidence and resilience so that they get the very best out of the fast-moving, awe-inspiring, sometimes-overwhelming digital world. Click …

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Jun 29

Introducing SnapMaps


As you will no doubt be aware, SnapChat is used regularly by many children and young people, and has recently launched a new feature. The feature, known as SnapMaps, allows users to see the location of their contacts. This enables others to accurately pinpoint where you are and as such has potential safeguarding concerns. If …

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Jun 16

VPN – Information

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A VPN (virtual private network) is usually hosted securely on another network, such as the internet, to provide connectivity. VPNs are often used when working on secure information held by a company or organisation.

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Feb 03

OurPact App – Parental Control and Screen Time Management


OurPact is a breakthrough parental control app that harnesses the power of Internet and Application blocking in order to teach children proper device use and responsibility. Our parental control solution gives parents the ability to manage their child’s screen time throughout the day. Parents can enforce bedtime, set dinnertime, manage study time and schedule family …

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Feb 03

BACKING UP – How to back up your devices using iCloud or iTunes


If you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ll have a copy of your information to use if your device is ever replaced, lost, or damaged. Backups let you transfer data from your last device to your new one. Full Instructions -

Feb 03

PASSCODES – Use a passcode with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Learn how to set, use, and change a passcode on your iOS device. Set a passcode on your iOS device to help protect your data. Each time you turn on or wake your device, you’ll need to unlock it with your passcode. If your device supports Touch ID, you can use your fingerprint instead of a passcode. Full …

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Nov 16

INTERNET FILTERS – How to set up filters on your home internet to help prevent age inappropriate content being accessed on devices in your home.

Courtesy of SWGFL. The 4 big internet providers in the UK – BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media – provide their customers with free parental controls which can be activated at any time. They have come together to produce these helpful video guides to help you to download and set-up the controls offered by your …

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Jun 01

LOCATION SERVICES – About privacy and Location Services using iOS 8 on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Learn about the services that an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 8 can use to protect your private information, including your location. Full Instructions -

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