Internet Safety

Internet safety topics are an essential part of our Health and Wellbeing learning and are discussed at appropriate level across all year groups.

New advice and guidelines issued by the city of Edinburgh council and the Scottish government are shared with families on a regular basis , and are linked below.

More information for families to support this important topic can be found on the following sites: This is an excellent site with lots of really interesting information and can be worth spending time looking at with your child.

‘Screen Time Boundaries’ 

‘Internet Matters’ – Parent Pack  

Stay Safe Online webpage on the City of Edinburgh Council’s website

UK Safer Internet Centre, where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

Think U know is a specific online safety website created by Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

The City of Edinburgh council’s Bright Futures website blog posts related to internet safety has information for children and for parents and carers.

KidSMART   – Internet safety information, games and activities for children.

Childnet International  – A non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

Important safety advice regarding the ooVoo app