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The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) at Wrenbury Primary is Mrs Cador;
Mrs Charlesworth is our deputy DSL.

We take safeguarding seriously at Wrenbury Primary School and want to support our parents by providing relevant and supportive information.

As a greater amount of time is spent 'online' to communicate, it is important that parents and carers as well as staff at school do everything we can to keep our children safe online. It is just as important that our children know how to use online apps and social media (including Instagram) appropriately and respectfully.

We continue to request that parents and carers check their child's mobile devices (phones, ipads and other tablets, gaming consoles etc) to ensure privacy settings are secure and to know with whom and what their child is doing online.Beware of online grooming: not everyone on line is who they say they are and our children are vulnerable.

The policies, posters and leaflets attached will provide useful information.

You will also find some quick links to online safety- Parental support

Childnetoffers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, and to find out where to get more help and support

Commonsensemediaprovide independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media for children and their parents

(Government advice )about protecting children from specific online harms such as child sexual abuse, sexting, and cyberbullying

How Can I Help My Child? Marie Collins Foundation – Sexual Abuse Online

London Grid for Learningprovides support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online

Stopitnow resource from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation can be used by parents and carers who are concerned about someone's behaviour, including children who may be displaying concerning sexual behaviour (not just about online)

National Crime Agency/CEOP Thinkuknow provides support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

Net-awareprovides support for parents and carers from the NSPCC and O2, including a guide to social networks, apps and games

Parentzone provides help for parents and carers on how to keep their children safe online

Talking to your child about online sexual harassment: A guide for parents – This is the Children's Commissioner's parent guide on talking to your children about online sexual harassment

#Ask the awkward – Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre guidance to parents to talk to their children about online relationships
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