Hollingbourne Primary School
Hollingbourne | Maidstone | ME17 1UA

E Safety guides for parents

Useful Contacts

Hollingbourne Primary School Safeguard Leads are:

Helen Bradley-Wyatt- Headteacher

Vanessa Robinson- SENCo


Local Authority Education Safeguarding Adviser (online protection):

Rebecca Avery: 03000 415797 or esafetyofficer@kent.gov.uk


The Curriculum

The children at Hollingbourne are taught online safety through the requirements set out in the National Curriculum as well as our Acceptable Use Policy. In addition, we ensure that we focus online safety on Internet Safety Day.

Policies to stay safe online

You can find our policies here.

We have an online safety policy as well as an Acceptable Use Policy.

Useful websites

Click on the links below to go to the webpages.

ParentPort - Is an organisation that allows you to report inappropriate content online, such as inappropriate adverts or rude content in videos.

BBCStaySafe - This is the BBC's ultimate internet survival guide designed for young people it is a great site to explore with children and start talking about online safety in a fun and engaging way.

CEOP - The child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre is a part of the National Crimes Agency. It delivers a multi agency service dedicated to tackling the abuse and sexual exploitation of children both on and offline.

ChildLine - Provide brilliant advice and support for your people on a wider variety of issues, including online safety and cyber- bullying.

Childnet - Is an organisation which provide resources and advice on how to stay safe on line.

UKsaferinternet - This is a collective organisation which provides a wide variety of advice and guidance on online safety

Thinkyouknow - ThinkUKnow is the education programme of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre aimed at young people.

NSPCConlinesafety - The NSPCC have some excellent information and advice for parents and professionals working with children.  NSPCC have produced a new site for parents: www.net-aware.org.uk on which they have reviewed the most popular apps and websites young people are using including age ratings and how easy it is to report a problem.

IWF - The Internet Watch Foundation is a hotline to report illegal online content.

ActionFraud - Is the UK's national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre. If you believe your child has been a victim of fraud or identity theft you can complete a reporting form online.  They also have up to date information about the latest online scams.

HomeOffice - The government have introduced a new red button for reporting online material which promotes terrorism or extremism.

InternetMatters - This is a non profit- making organisation working with online safety experts to provide advice and information for parents to keep their children safe online. It also has an excellent interactive tool which guides you step by step through setting up parental controls on all of the different devices in your home.

GetSafeOnLine - Covers a lot of practical, technical information on protecting families and computers against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.