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Safeguarding

All Kirklees schools, including Manorfield Infant & Nursery School, follow the Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board Procedures. The school will, in most circumstances, endeavour to discuss all concerns with parents about their children. However, there may be exceptional circumstances when the school will discuss concerns with Social Care and/or the Police without parental knowledge (in accordance with Child Protection procedures). The school will, of course, always aim to maintain a positive relationship with all parents.

Please see attached following document;

Online Safety

At Manorfield Infant & Nursery School, we take online-safety extremely seriously. We believe that it is the right of all children to feel secure and safe when using technology. We teach children to use the internet and other technologies safely, and to know what to do if they feel uncomfortable with anything they see or hear either online or through other technology such as mobile phones.

Parent information to help your child stay safe at home and school.

When using DB Primary, at school or at home, the children know they can press ‘the whistle’ to ask a grown up for help.

It is important that you check your privacy and safety settings. Search engines such as Google have ‘search settings’ buttons which you can alter to restrict searches and filter out inappropriate content for children. This is usually a simple tick box wizard which takes little time to complete. It is advisable to have some kind of parental control software. Some software can be downloaded from the internet for free. Here is a link to website http://www.http://www.which.co.uk/advice/parental-control-software/getting-started-with-parental-control-software/index.jsp. There is a lot of useful information on this website about how to download software and set time constraints on internet usage or limit search results.

Below are some links to some really useful sites which are relevant to parents with primary-aged children and beyond. Technology will keep changing so it’s important to keep yourself up to date!

The links below are to sites with further useful information. Manorfield Infant and Nursery School is not responsible for the content of any of the sites on this page.

Kidsmart - Parental Controls 
Telephone Helplines for Children

Childline, 0800 1111 , a free 24 hour helpline for children in the UK, www.childline.org.uk

Kidsmart - Parental Controls 
To Report to Police
In the UK, to report suspicious behaviour online towards a child, you can report directly to the police at 
www.ceop.gov.uk

 

Other Childnet International Sites

Childnet International-  www.childnet.com 
Kidsmart-  
www.kidsmart.org.uk 
Digizen-  
www.digizen.org


Other Internet Safety Sites

Thinkuknow-  www.thinkuknow.co.uk 
SafeKids-  
www.safekids.com 
WiseKids-  
www.wisekids.org.uk 

Sites on Bullying

www.bullying.org

www.kidscape.org.uk 

www.bullying.co.uk 
www.stoptextbully.com

Please click the document below to view the Online Safety Policy.

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