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Online Safety

Online Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Sir Christopher Hatton.  We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material.  Any Online Safety incidents are recorded and managed.  Online Safety is taught to all students explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.

We can only be successful in keeping children safe online if we work with parents to ensure the Online Safety message is consistent.  It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.

Who do I contact with an online safety concern/query?

Mr J Reilly
Online Safety Co-ordinator 
Tel: 01933 226077 


Online Safety Guidance

To ensure our students safety online we have created these short videos with further information on areas detailed below.  Click on the title below to access the video:

Group Chats / Survey On Understanding
Lock Down Advice, Don’t Be Alone
Digital Detox  
Personal Information 
SnapChat Advice 
Fake News 
Avoiding Inappropriate Content 
Responsibility Of Your Own Accounts 
Consent Of Others For Photos 
Catfish / Fake Profiles 
Sharing Pictures / Sexting                                                                                                                                  Twitch - A Parent's Guide


Other Agencies

CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the abuse and exploitation of children in the real and ‘e’ world. Often it is referred to as an online 999. By clicking on the button, young people and parents can get advice on a range of issues such as viruses, hacking and dealing with bullying online

Vodafone have produced a Digital Parenting Magazine which informs parents about the various technologies children are accessing today. There is information on Facebook settings, Xbox 360 settings, Blackberry settings, jargon busting and many more 'How to Guides'. 

The “Thinkuknow” website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre.  Click here to access the website.

Internet Matters is a new online portal designed for parents to access simple, easy and practical advice about online safety for their children, right through from pre-school to teens. It provides tips on protecting children from online grooming, cyberbullying, privacy and identity theft and inappropriate content. Internet Matters is a not-for profit organisation set up by BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.