Online Safety for Children
At Barrow U.R.C. Primary School we pride ourselves on keeping all children safe whilst online. This page has been designed specifically for children and should answer many of your questions about online safety. You will find lots of information and guides. But remember if you have a concern or question about online safety you can always ask your teacher or another adult for advice.
How do we learn about online safety at school?
We regularly conduct online safety lessons in every year group. If you have any questions regarding online safety, please do not hesitate to ask your teacher.
We use Purple Mash, we learn about themes including password safety, upsetting Internet content, social media sharing, online friendship, researching on the Internet, sending emails, digital footprints and digital citizenship. Click on the Purple Mash icon and access some of the online safety activities.
Every year, we dedicate a whole day of learning to staying safe online and take part in Safer Internet Day. From cyberbullying to social networking to digital identity, each year Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and current concerns. Click on the Safer Internet Day icon to find out more.
Want to learn more about keeping safe online?
You can use the Thinkuknow website to help you make the right choices. Thinkuknow is the education programme which protects children both online and offline. You can explore one of the six Thinkuknow websites for advice about staying safe when you're on a phone, tablet or computer.
You should click on the tab for your age.
What websites are safe for me to search on?
There are lots of child friendly website which are a great way of helping you research a topic or to find out more information. Click on the picture to access the search website:
Who can I ask for help?
You can always ask your teacher or parents if you have a worry or concern about online safety. There are also national organisations who help and protect children whilst online. If you have a concern, then you can click on the link for further guidance.
Want to find out more?
Watch our online safety video guides.