Yewlands Academy is a National Online Safety Certified School
We hope the following Online Safety information helps parents and carers understand the challenges that our young people face when online. We also hope this helps you support your children to avoid and overcome any issues they may encounter in the digital world.
Report a Safeguarding Concern
If you have a safeguarding concern about a Yewlands child or young person, please contact the Academy safeguarding team.
Out of hours or in an emergency, call 999 or the Sheffield safeguarding hub on 0114 273 4855
Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? CEOP is a law enforcement agency and is here to keep children and young people safe from sexual exploitation and abuse. You can report your concerns to CEOP using the link below.
For more information about online safety at Yewlands Academy, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone main reception on 0114 232 9010.
Annual Award in Online Safety for Parents & Carers of Children aged 11-14 (2023-2024)
Developed by safeguarding experts at the National College and presented by TV presenter, musician and passionate online safety advocate, Myleene Klass, this free course takes parents and carers on a detailed journey through your child’s digital habits, explaining the type of online world they’re experiencing now, what risks they might be exposed to and just what you can do to support. You can complete this course by clicking on one of the following links:
Online Safety in the Curriculum
We cover online safety awareness within the curriculum in both key stages, specifically in PSHE and ICT. As the Internet has grown, the issues have become broader, touching not only the PC, but mobile phones and gaming. Find out more about our curriculum here.
Online Safety Survey
How much do you know about online safety? Help us provide targeted support and information to our students and parents by completing our online safety survey.
Student Online Safety Survey - https://forms.office.com/e/DSfWaD03x5
Parent Online Safety Survey - https://forms.office.com/e/xTQrkM03sP
Online Safety Newsletters
- Brigantia Online Safety Newsletter Nov 23 YEW
- Brigantia Online Safety Newsletter May 23
- Brigantia Online Safety Newsletter June 23
Wake Up Wednesday
- 12 Top Tips for Building Cyber Resilience at Home
- How to Set Up Parental Controls for Android Apps
- How to Set Up Parental Controls for iPhone Apps
- Ten Top Tips for Stronger Passwords
- Want to talk about it Digital Lives
- What Parents Need to Know about Facebook
- What Parents Need to Know about Facebook Messenger
- What Parents Need to Know about How to Combat Online Bullying
- What Parents Need to Know about Instagram
- What Parents Need to Know about Minecraft
- What Parents Need to Know about Snapchat
- What Parents Need to Know about WhatsApp
- What Parents Need to Know about x
• Parent guides | Parent Zone | At the heart of digital family life - Explore guides, advice and information around all the online platforms and trends at the heart of digital family life.
• support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
• guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
• Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
• Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
• Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
• Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
• London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
• Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
• Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
• UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services
• NetSmartz Workshop - http://www.netsmartz.org/
• TeensThinkUknow - http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
• Chatdanger - http://www.chatdanger.com/
• ThinkUknow YouTube Channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/thinkuknow
Please Note: Yewlands Academy is not responsible for content on external websites
For more information about safeguarding at Yewlands Academy, click here.