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Online Safety

The internet is essential in 21st century life for education, business and social interaction. As children move up through the school their access to various types of technology increases and it stands to reason that their exploration and curiosity increases too. The positives of the digital world overwhelmingly outweigh the negatives but children, schools and parents all need to be aware of various online risks. 

Family Agreement (Childnet) is a great way to start positive family conversations around safe and responsible internet use, and to agree clear expectations and boundaries.

At Chalkhill Primary School we follow the SMART rules:

Guidance from National Online Safety - What parents need to know about different apps/games

We encourage parents to set up filtering on their home internet. To learn how to do this for the major providers of internet please click the text below.

Setting up internet filtering and parental controls


Gaming Devices


Smart TVs


Information about Apps, Online Safety and Screen Time (including Social Media):