The internet is a great way to discover, create and connect with people. Issues around the safe use of the internet and cyberbullying are few and far between, but they do arise in all walks of life.
Ridgeway High School promotes e-safety and the prevention of cyberbullying. Bullying in any form has no place at Ridgeway.
Online safety newsletter
We now subscribe to a monthly newsletter about online safety. You can read the latest newsletter below.
Click below to view or download this as a PDF with working hyperlinks:Online-Safety-Newsletter-Sept-2019_Ridgeway-1
National Online Safety
National Online Safety is an independent online-safety training provider working to keep children safe online.
Every Wednesday, they produce a new, handy, short and easy-to-understand guide relating to some aspect of online safety. They call their campaign #WakeUpWednesday.
Here are some of their guides:
Click here to visit their website to see all their resources. Please note that you may need to sign up with them to access some of their resources.
In our list of useful links below, you will find more information about keeping young people safe online.
Kidsmart – e-safety advice for young people
Thinkuknow – e-safety advice for young people of all ages and for parents
BBC Share Take Care – advice and support for parents on setting ‘parental tools’ to manage what children are exposed to online
Parent Info – advice and support for parents with all aspects of e-safety
Click to read advice issued by Merseyside Police in 2018 about the dangers of young people using the app Snapchat.