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Online safety - be SMART


If you are having difficulty online or know someone who is, click this button for help and support.

As technology becomes a greater part of our children's lives, it is becoming increasingly important that we ensure our children are safe online.


At Earlswood, we follow the SMART rules:


There is a wealth of information out there aimed to teach children about online safety. The best learning comes from open and honest conversations with your child. Below are some age appropriate videos to watch with your child that will allow you to have these conversations. We regularly use these videos within school .




Click on the links below to get more information about some of the most common problems online.


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Parent Guide to Google+

A Parent guide to Mobile Phones


Social media - please note the minimum age for use of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is 13.

Facebook Parent Guide 

Instagram Parent Guide 

Snapchat Parent Guide 

Where can I get information to keep my child safe online?




Cyberbullying - Click here for top tips for young people.


Do you know how to keep your children safe on Minecraft? Find out what Creepers and Griefers are.

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The Federation of Earlswood Schools recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. Child protection forms part of the school’s safeguarding responsibilities.