Prospect House provides safe access to the Internet and digital technology to help pupils learn and achieve. Just as learners need to stay safe in the real world, learners need to be safe in the digital world.
Our ‘Online Safety Hub’ provides tips, advice and resources to help children, young people and adults stay safe on the Internet. Below we have links to further support and also resources produced by Manchester City Council.
We are delighted to announce that we have shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety- providing free resources for all parents and carers and for the second year in a row, we are an accredited school.
The resources include a Parents & Carers course that can be taken at your own convenience and in small sections. It covers:
To create your account, please follow https://nationalonlinesafety.com/enrol/prospect-house-primary-school enter your details and select “I am a: Parent/Carer” as your account type.
Once you have registered, you will be able to access the “Online Safety for Parents and Carers’ course and National Online Safety’s Resources- which includes a wide range of online platform guides on the latest social media channels and games.
National Online Safety release a brand-new guide weekly, and aim to cover all major social media platforms, apps and issues that children encounter online. This aims to help empower parents with the knowledge to protect their children from the dangers of the internet- please see below (bottom of page) for these helpful guides.
There are several excellent sources of information and advice which will allow you to guide and protect children. Please find below links in relation to the internet and how to keep safe.
ThinkuQknow - a leading site with help for all sorts of users including parents/carers
Parents Protect - a good, detailed site with easy to find articles
Saferinternet.org - lots of advice on all aspects of e-safety
Internetmatters.org - a good site for many aspects but especially for setting up controls on devices -
Connectsafely.org - a US based site but with good parental guides on various apps and websites
nspcc.org.uk - information for parents to help keep children safe on the internet
London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
CEOP – is a law enforcement agency and is here to help keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online
Manchester City Council – information on online safety from MCC
If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school.
Online Safety Guides