Below are links to information showing you how to turn on parental controls for YouTube and also how to switch on Safe Search for Google.
The school has a very strong policy on Computing and Online Safety. The children are supervised on the computers and only visit sites they are allowed to access by their teachers. In addition, children are regularly taught about the importance of staying safe online.
Below are some of the sites you may like to visit which, will help you as a parent, at home to ensure your child is safe when using the internet.
ThinkUKnow is the education programme of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre aimed at young people, and encourages Internet. It is based around 3 key themes;
How to have fun
How to stay in control (or how to take control)
How to report a problem
The Education programme consists of a presentation, which is given to young people in school, youth groups and other youth environments, a website aimed directly at young people, which also contains information for teachers and parents, a number of hard hitting education films designed to make young people think about who they are talking to online and other resources including posters and a range of promotional material.
Vodafone have produced an excellent parenting guide. See below for details.