Keeping children safe is a priority at St Michael with St Thomas CE Primary School, and this includes ensuring safety online. In an ever changing and ever progressing digital age, we know that it is essential for school and parents to work together to teach children how to embrace the technologies available to them, whilst giving them the skills to stay safe.

This page offers links to different organisations and advice pages for parents, to help them in keeping their children safe online whilst at home, as well as building on the work done in school.

Using Parental Controls at Home

NSPCC Share Aware Guide

NSPCC Share Aware Website

NSPCC - Net Aware (Guide to all social networks, apps and games)

Thinkuknow Website for parents and pupils

Keeping your child safe online guide for parents

CEOP Website - report online concerns

Parenting in a digital world

What parents need to know about MOMO

Briefing on the Momo challenge


Parent Guides to Social Media

These guides provide parents with helpful information around some of the most commonly used social media and apps for primary aged children:

Whatsapp - Parents’ Guide

Youtube - Parents’ Guide

Instagram - Parents’ Guide

Snapchat - Parents’ Guide

Facebook - Parents’ Guide

Advice about Social Media Use

A Guide for Parents Whose Children are on Social Media

Latest News

Remote Learning

14 Jan 2021

Remote education provision: information for parents This information is intended to provide clarity and transparency to pupils and parents or carers about what to expect from remote education if local restrictions require entire classes (or …more

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Parent Questionnaire

2 Dec 2020

As part of our commitment to continual improvement, we are keen to take feedback from parents and carers to help us develop the school in all areas. We would appreciate it if you would take the time to complete this questionnaire and return it to …more

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Medical Information

27 Feb 2020

Infection Control We understand when children are together, the risk of spreading infectious diseases exists and that we have a duty to promote the good health and well-being of all of our children, to take necessary steps to prevent the spread of …more

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