Online Safety

Low Ash’s Online Safety Leader is Mr. Tom Handley and he is supported by our Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mrs Carmel Spedding and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mr. Dan Hurst.

Here are a selection of excellent resources to inform you about Online safety.

Online safety video guides for Early Years

This site provides lots of information on how to keep younger children safe online and to create healthy habits. Lots of resources to ensure that children stay safe online – this website can be used to show you how to set up parental controls on different devices around the home such as games consoles, smart TVs, tablets and mobile phones.

Parental Controls & Privacy Settings Guides – Internet Matters/– Direct link to the parental control section of Internet Matters.

Childnet — Online safety for young people has different sections for children and adults. Includes information about setting parental controls on home devices etc –  resources and information for children, young people and their families.

Gaming – what’s appropriate for your child? ( –this site will help you find out what’s suitable and what’s not

Parental Controls & Filtering Advice | Vodafone – guide to setting up parental controls  – gives general information on Online Safety but also provides reviews of games and films so that you can consider whether they are appropriate for your child. – Virgin Media O2 want internet users of all ages to enjoy all the wonderful things the web has to offer, safely. That’s why their experts have created a children’s internet safety test to help build awareness for parents and children of all ages to ensure they are better protected online.

Online Safety newsletters and guidance

Online Safety Newsletter March 24

Online Safety Newsletter April 24

Online Safety Newsletter May 24

Ofcom report 2024 – what can parents and educators learn?