At Herons Dale School we understand that technology can have an important role to play in overcoming barriers and supporting learning. At Herons Dale we are also mindful that some children may be vulnerable when using technology.
We take Internet Safety very seriously and see it as our duty to keep our pupils safe whilst using technology in school and at home.
How to keep your child safe online
We all know that children love their tech! However innocent their intentions might be the internet can be a dangerous place. Most companies have parental control options to keep children safe. Click the device below for some helpful tips and tricks.
Remember if you see something on the internet that concerns you:
We all use search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo but these aren’t always the best place for children to be searching on. Google have their own search engine made just for kids, this blocks content that isn’t suitable for children and takes away the advertising. On pupil computers at Herons Dale Kiddle is the only search engine they can use. Click the picture below to try it out!
iPad’s! iPads must be the most loved toy at the moment with Youtube, games and other interactive app’s. Sometimes you might like it if they stay on the same app while you’re not there to keep them safe online. There is a way, triple tap the home button and this with take you into guided access, without the password they cannot change the app. Click the picture below for more information