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Safeguarding Reminder

An update on keeping children safe...

Following a recent safeguarding incident at a local school, we would like to remind parents about the importance of monitoring what their child is doing when using computers, tablets and mobile phones. Social media and messaging apps are aimed at children aged 13 or over, or even 16 plus in some cases, and so their use by primary school children places them at risk. If you are unsure of the suitability of a particular app or website you can check using the following website:

Please note, the local authority safeguarding team have advised schools to treat the underage use of these sites as a serious safeguarding concern and take appropriate action as we would with underage drinking or drug use.