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Bishop's Waltham Junior School

Enjoy, Learn & Achieve Together

At Bishop’s Waltham Junior School the health, safety and well-being of every child is our top priority.

Useful Safeguarding Websites for Parents    

 

Please click on the icons to be directed to the website.

 General Safeguarding Advice

 

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) is the key statutory body overseeing multi-agency child safeguarding arrangements across Hampshire.

The Board is collectively responsible for the strategic oversight of local safeguarding arrangements. It does this by leading, coordinating, challenging and monitoring the delivery of safeguarding practice by all agencies across the county.

The site provides information, resources and support on a range of topics including.

·         Online Safety

·         Domestic Abuse

·         Early Help

·         Eating Disorders

·         Mental Health

·         Sexual Exploitation

Worried about yourself, a friend or a child or young person you know? 

Parents can use this site to report any concerns by completing an Interagency Referral Form.

 

Parent Info

Parent Info is a free service that shares articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line.

 

This is an excellent searchable A-Z collection of up to date information on a range of topics including:

·         Online safety

·         Sex and Relationships

·         Mental Health

·         Physical health and body image

·         Family Life

·         School Life – exams and homework

 

        

 NSPCC

The NSPCC website offers helpful information for parents and carers on a range of issues, such as internet safety, protecting children at home and positive parenting tips.

 

 

Online Safety Advice

  

Think U Know

This site aims to “make online parenting simple”.

It acknowledges that whether a parent is a technophobe or a technophile, it’s still likely that we’ll be playing catch-up with the way our children are using the internet.   It asks us to think, “How can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?”

It answers the following questions:

·         What is my child doing online?

·         How do I talk to my child about what they are doing online?

·         What risks might my child face?

What tools are there to help me keep my child safe online?

 

 

 

Internet Matters

With age specific advice, this site can help you to find out more about what your children might be doing online and give you some simple, practical and easy advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them as safe as possible.

Topics include:

·         Cyber Bullying

·         Online Grooming

·         Inappropriate Content

·         Online Pornography

·         Online Reputation

 

Net Aware

A guide for parents to the most popular social networking sites, apps and games that young people use.

Net Aware provides parents with the information they need to understand their child's online world and help keep them safe.

Using Net Aware, parents can form their own views about whether an app, site or game is appropriate for their children.

 

Get Safe Online

Covers the full range of potential risks that children may experience online. Parents can register to receive regular updates on the latest issues.

 

Also includes links to information on protecting ourselves and the family’s computer(s) while using the internet.

 

 

 

Childline

This site is aimed at children, but also gives an excellent insight to parents on topics such as bullying on social networks and ‘sexting’.

 

 

Child Exploitation Advice

 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

 

For information and advice, and to report concerns directly to The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).

CEOP is a command of the National Crime Agency and is dedicated to tackling the sexual abuse and exploitation of children and young people.

The ‘CLICK CEOP’ button is visible to students on our website and when logged on at school.

 

 

 

 

 

Educate Against Hate

The purpose of this website is to provide practical advice, support and resources to protect children from extremism and radicalisation.

Anyone can be vulnerable to extremism and radicalisation, but children are particularly at risk. As they grow and become more independent, it is not unusual for them to take risks, explore new things and push boundaries.

Extremist groups know young people are vulnerable and may claim to offer them answers, identity and a strong social network, and using the internet and social media to spread their ideology.